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Person dies after being hit by a train at Preston Road tube station

PUBLISHED: 14:23 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:23 01 August 2018

Preston Road Underground Station (Picture: Google)

Preston Road Underground Station (Picture: Google)

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A person has died after being struck by a train at Preston Road station.

Police and paramedics were called to the underground station at 11.10am.

Sadly the person was pronounced dead at the scene, British Transport Police (BTP) said.

Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious.

BTP officers will be preparing a coroners’ report.

The Metropolitan line was suspended and has now resumed but is currently operating with severe delays.

Tickets are being accepted on local buses.


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