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Person hit by train at Teignmouth

65 year old man died.

Trains in Devon were stopped overnight after a person was hit by a train. 

National Rail enquiries said on Twitter the line was closed between Exeter and Newton Abbot at around midnight. Trains returned to normal at around 0424.

British Transport Police said in a statement:

‘Officers were called to Teignmouth station at 00.43am this morning (11/07) following reports of a casualty on the tracks. 

‘Paramedics also attended however sadly a 65-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.’

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