Person dies after being struck by train at West Worthing Station

The Argus: Picture credit Ben Leo Picture credit Ben Leo

A person has died after being hit by a train yesterday evening (January 18).

Emergency services were called to West Worthing Station shortly before 6.30pm to reports a person had been struck.

Medics pronounced the person dead at the scene.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said the incident was being treated as “non suspicious”.

He added: "BTP officers were called to West Worthing Station, Sussex on Saturday after a report that a person had been struck by a train.

"Officers from BTP and Sussex Police attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 6.28pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

"Medics from the South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

"A file will be prepared for the Coroner."

Did you know the person? Leave your tributes below or email ben.james@theargus.co.uk

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9:13am Sun 19 Jan 14

twonk says...

Poor train driver.
Poor train driver. twonk

9:38am Sun 19 Jan 14

RainbowG says...

Poor train driver and members of the public that had to witness this as well as the emergency services that had to deal with it!
Poor train driver and members of the public that had to witness this as well as the emergency services that had to deal with it! RainbowG

6:48pm Mon 20 Jan 14

jackthekipper says...

west worthing can have that effect on people
west worthing can have that effect on people jackthekipper

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