Man, 52, killed by train near Frampton Mansell

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Man, 52, killed by train near Frampton Mansell Man, 52, killed by train near Frampton Mansell

A 52-YEAR-OLD man was killed yesterday, Sunday, after being hit by a train near Frampton Mansell.

British Transport Police were called to the incident on the Cheltenham to Swindon line at 5.20pm after a report that a person had been struck by a train.

A BTP spokesman said: “Paramedics from South Western Ambulance Service also attended and the body of a man was located.

“He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The man has yet to be formally identified but is believed to have been a 52-year-old man from Oxfordshire. His family has been informed.

“Currently the incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

“A file will now be prepared for the coroner.”

First Great Western reported severe delays and cancellations following the incident.

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7:33pm Sat 22 Mar 14

GlosAnarchy says...

Nice to see that they have electrified the line, haven't seen any electric trains yet.............
Nice to see that they have electrified the line, haven't seen any electric trains yet............. GlosAnarchy
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