Man killed during pursuit named

A man killed after being hit by a train while being chased by police has been named as Devante Keane from Essex. The 20-year-old was stopped by officers in Willesden Green who wanted to search him for drugs.

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Man 'pursued' by police before rail death

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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