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Person dies at Fishermans Path after being hit by a train


Unconfirmed reports from passengers on the train are that the person it struck may have been a boy on a bike. British Transport Police said the person struck by the train was 'pronounced dead the scene'.

A spokesman said: “The person was struck by a train and officers were called to the scene of the incident at 16.44pm. It is being treated as none suspicious circumstances. Paramedics attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene. A file will be prepared for the coroner.”


Emergency services were on scene in Formby after a person was struck and killed by a train travelling towards Liverpool.

The Northern Line was blocked between Freshfield station and Ainsdale while emergency services attend the scene.

Rail replacement busses are running between Hall Road & Southport. Services between Hall Road and Hunts Cross and vice-versa are running, but are subject to delay and cancellation.

A rail replacement bus has arrived at Southport departing all stations to Hall Road.

Disruption is expected until 19:45 21/02.

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