A PERSON has died after being hit by a train. 

A spokesman for British Transport Police said that officers were called to Weston Rhyn Level Crossing at around 7.50am on Wednesday after reports of a person being hit by a train. 

The spokesman added: "Colleagues from the ambulance service also attended, however, a person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. 

"Officers are working to identify the person and inform their family.

"The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to Weston Rhyn level crossing, Station Road, Weston Rhyn just after 8am this morning to reports of a collision involving a train and a pedestrian. An ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the male pedestrian and he was confirmed dead on scene.

"The train driver was also assessed by ambulance staff but didn’t require hospital treatment."

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