Detectives have tonight confirmed a man was stopped by police before he was hit by a train. Officers suspected he may have been carrying drugs. He made off a short while later, sparking a police search in Willesden.
The man, believed to be in his 20s, was hit by a train on the line near Dartmouth Road around 40 minutes later. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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