TRANSPORT police have confirmed that a woman died after being hit a train near the level crossing at Frampton Mansell on Saturday lunchtime.

British Transport Police responded to a report that a woman had been hit by a train at 12.37pm on Saturday afternoon.

Local police and ambulance crews also attended, but the casualty was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Flowers left near where a woman was hit by a train at the weekend

Investigating officers are not treating the death as suspicious and a file is currently being prepared for the coroner.

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

One woman who contacted the SNJ from another stationery train on the line described the situation as "heartbreaking".

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A sign near the level crossing at Frampton Mansell

The incident occured nearly one year after Colin Cameron died when his Land Rover was hit by a train on the same level crossing.

This article will be updated as more details become available.