Police confirm person died after being hit by train between Chichester and Havant

A person has died after being hit by a train between Chichester and Havant, police have confirmed.

The incident happened at Southbourne station yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, April 7).

The death is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

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A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to Southbourne station at 12.22pm following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended, however sadly a person has been pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are now working to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin."

Southern Rail