A man who died after reportedly sticking his head out of a train window was from Sussex, police have confirmed.
British Transport Police revealed today (Monday August 8) that he was from East Grinstead, in West Sussex.
The 24-year-old was pronounced dead at Wandsworth Common Station, in south London, after suffering a “serious head injury” on a Gatwick Express train service yesterday evening, British Transport Police said.
A spokesperson said: “A man who died at Wandsworth station yesterday has been identified as a 24-year-old man from East Grinstead in Sussex.
“His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by officers.
“The man sustained serious head injuries on board a Gatwick Express train travelling to Victoria from Gatwick at around 5.30pm.
“Ambulance crews attended the scene but despite their best efforts, he sadly died a short time later.”
Officers said the death is not being treated as suspicious.
Related stories: Man dies as head struck after ‘leaning out of train window’
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage
2) Like our Facebook page
3) Follow us on Twitter
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
Always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.