Hackney woman dies after being hit by a train

Ilford Station

Ilford Station - Credit: Archant

A 31-year-old Hackney woman died after being struck by a train close to Ilford railway station on Saturday.

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service attended, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to the line close to Ilford railway station on Saturday, May 17 after a report that a woman had been struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP and the Metropolitan Police Service attended the incident, which was first reported to BTP at 9.03am.

“The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

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“The woman’s family has been informed.”

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