Person dies after being hit by train near Norwich

Norwich City Centre, Norwich train station exterior Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

A person has sadly died after being hit by a train near Norwich - Credit: Archant

A person in their 50s has died after being hit by a train near Norwich. 

Officers from British Transport Police were called to the incident at about 3.15pm yesterday.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said officers were called to the line near Norwich following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

The spokesman added: "Paramedics also attended and sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

The incident caused some cancellation and disruption to services between Norwich and Stowmarket

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