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Woman dies after being hit by train in South Croydon

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A WOMAN has died after being hit by a train at South Croydon station. It is the second time someone has been hit and killed at the station in the last week. The woman, believed to be in her late 20s, was struck by the train at 12.12pm this afternoon(Friday). London's Air Ambulance, three ambulance crews and a duty officer were sent to the scene. Paramedics fought to save her life but she was pronounced dead at the scene by the Air Ambulance doctor. British Transport Police said death was being treated as non-suspicious. A spokesperson added: "Officers are currently working to establish the identity of the woman, and to inform her family. "A file will be prepared for the coroner." Southern said delays and short notice cancellations are expected until at least 5pm. A man in his 50s died after being struck by a train at South Croydon on Sunday morning (April 14). Note: This article has been amended. Initially London Ambulance Service (LAS) said the victim was a woman in her 30s. Information from the British Transport Police appeared to confirm this. Then an LAS press officer contacted the Advertiser and said they were mistaken and the victim was a boy, believed to be 17. They have since said that was also a mistake and that the person killed was a woman in her late 20s.

Woman dies after being hit by train in South Croydon


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