COUNTY NEWS: Man killed by train at Sussex crossing

A man has died after being struck by a train this morning.

Monday, 1st June 2015, 10:09 am
County news

British Transport Police (BTP) confirmed a man was killed at Toddington Lane crossing in Wick, near Littlehampton, just after 5am on Monday, June 1.

A BTP spokesman said: “We were called to Toddington Lane crossing in Littlehampton on Monday, June 1, to a report of a person hit by a train.

“Officers from BTP and Sussex Police attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 5.18am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are now working to identify the man and inform his family.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The incident caused heavy delays to rail users across the county, with trains cancelled and delayed.

Services are now reportedly back to normal.