THE woman and child hit by a train near Riddlesdown station this morning have been named. Donna Oettinger, 41, and her son Zachary, three, were identified by British Transport Police this afternoon. Emergency services rushed to Riddlesdown at about 8.30am after reports someone had been hit by a train. Medics from London Ambulance Service and officers from British Transport Police and the Metropolitan Police Service attended, but the pair were pronounced dead at the scene. National Rail said the train line has now been reopened between Uckfield and South Croydon and Grinstead. However, delays are expected to continue.
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