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Man dies after being 'hit by a train' in Cornwall

Man dies after being 'hit by a train' in Cornwall

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 10:10am 2nd January 2020. (Updated at 10:13am 2nd January 2020)

British Transport Police have confirmed a man has died after an incident on Cornwall's main rail line.

Officers say the casualty in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene and his family has been told.

It comes after Pirate FM told you about reports a person was hit by a train at Liskeard.

Services were cancelled on New Year's Day, including those on the nearby branch line.

"At 4.20pm on 1st January, officers were called to Liskeard station following a report of a casualty on the tracks. 

"Paramedics also attended however a man in his forties was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. 

"His family have been informed. 

"This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner".

British Transport Police

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