Jogger Hit by Freight Train

An 18-year-old man has died after being hit by a freight train while out running in Tinwell near Stamford.

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Man hit by train near Stamford

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

It happened close to Stamford rail station at about 11.30am.

The man, who has not yet been formally identified, died at the scene. British Transport Police say his death is not being treated as suspicious.

“BTP officers were called to the line close to Stamford rail station on Tuesday, 17 July following a report of a man being struck by a train.BTP and Lincolnshire Police officers attended the incident and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

Paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.Officers are currently working to establish the identity of the man and inform his next of kin.The train was the 09.25am Mount Sorrell to Kennett freight service."

– British Transport Police (BTP) spokesperson

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