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Man dies after being hit by train in Gloucestershire on Sunday

By Michael_Yong  |  Posted: March 17, 2014

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A man has died after he was hit by a train on the Swindon to Cheltenham line on Sunday evening.

British Transport Police were called to the line near Frampton Mansell, near Stroud, around 5.20pm after reports a man had been struck.

Paramedics from South West Ambulance Service pronounced the man dead at the scene. The man has yet to be formally identified although police believe he was a 52-year-old man from Oxfordshire.

The death is treated as non-suspicious.

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First Great Western reported severe delays and cancellations following the incident at around 6pm.

The line was re-opened by 8pm.

Trains did not stop in Cheltenham Spa, Gloucester, Stonehouse, Stroud and Kemble this evening.

Replacement bus services were put in place.

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  • TruthSeeker7  |  March 18 2014, 4:08PM

    Thoughts go out to this man's friends and family, so tragic.

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