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Man dies after being hit by train in Tipton

By Jordan Reynolds | Tipton | News | Published:

A man has died after being hit by a train in Tipton.

Tipton Station car park. (Stock image)

The pedestrian was confirmed dead at the scene after paramedics were called just before 4pm yesterday.

Jamie Arrowsmith, spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called at 3.48pm to reports of a collision between a train and a pedestrian at Tipton Railway Station.

"One ambulance, two paramedic officers and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene. On arrival we discovered one patient, a man.

"Sadly it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene."

The line was closed for approximately three hours as a result yesterday.

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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