Man hit by train and killed

By Dan Santy 02/04 Updated: 02/04 13:57

A MAN was killed after he was hit by a train in Newbold this morning (Monday).

The victim, who has yet to be named, was struck by the 8.10am London Euston to Bangor train on the line off Parkfield Road at around 9am.

British Transport Police officers, Warwickshire Police and paramedics were sent to the scene and discovered the man's body.

His death is not being treated as suspicious, and officers are now trying to establish his identity and inform his family.

Network Rail said the accident delayed London Midland and Virgin Trains services between Rugby and Stoke-on-Trent by around 20 minutes this morning and into the afternoon.

More to follow.

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