Fatality at East Worthing railway station
British Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being struck by a train at East Worthing railway station.
British Transport Police were called to East Worthing station after reports that a person was struck by a train this afternoon (October 26), they have confirmed.
Police were alerted immediately after 2pm, British Transport Police confirmed.
British Transport Police released a statement that said: “Officers are on scene alongside the South East Coast Ambulance Service, however a person has sadly been pronounced dead.
“We are now working to identify the person and inform their family.
“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
Southern Rail has confirmed on Twitter that lines are now reopen but delays of up to 60 minutes are expected.
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