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Woman and son killed by train

A woman and a child who have died after being hit by a train in south London this morning have been named as Donna Oettinger, 41, and her three-year-old son Zachary.

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Woman and child killed after being hit by a train

BTP officers were called to Riddlesdown rail station in Purley on Friday, 22 March after a report that a woman and a child had been struck by a train.

The incident was reported to BTP at 8.29am and was also attended by Metropolitan Police officers.

Medics from the London Ambulance Service also attended, but a woman and a child were declared dead at the scene.

The station has been temporarily closed while officers and medics deal with the incident.

– BTP STATEMENT

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