Update: Man killed by train

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has died after being hit by a train in Little Cornard.

The man, who is thought to be from the Babergh area but has not been named, was struck by a train at a level crossing in Bures Road at around 2.45pm yesterday.

Emergency services, including paramedics attended the incident.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: “The man, thought to be 20-years-old and from Babergh, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are currently working to establish the identity of the man and inform his next of kin.

“The incident is being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The train involved was the 2.26pm service from Sudbury to Marks Tey. Replacement bus services were put in place while incident response teams cleared the scene.

The line was handed back to Network Rail at 3.55pm and trains resumed running at 5.10pm.

For the full story see Thursday’s Free Press.