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Woman killed in train tragedy

A woman has died after she was hit by a freight train in Coventry.

It happened at a crossing near Worsdell Close in the early hours of this morning. (16th August)

Police are not treating what happened as suspicious.

A British Transport Police Statement said, 

"BTP officers were called to Coundon Road level crossing in Coventry at around 1.15am to reports that a person had been struck by a train.

"We attended along with the ambulance service and sadly a person was found to have died at the scene.

"We are working to identify the person and locate their next of kin.

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

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