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