Man dead after hit by train

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A man has been killed after being hit by a train in Chesterfield.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to Chesterfield station following a report that a man had been struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP and Derbyshire Constabulary attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 10.49am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from East Midlands Ambulance Service attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the man’s identity and inform his family.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Delays are likely.