Man dies after being struck by train

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A man has died after being struck by a train just north of Central Milton Keynes rail station during rush hour this morning.

Trains were delayed and some services were cancelled but are due to be re-instated by 11am.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to Milton Keynes Central station on Wednesday, August 21, after a report that a man had been struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP and Thames Valley Police attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 7.33am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from South Central Ambulance Service also attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the man’s identity and inform his family.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”