Police confirm person died after being hit by train between Chichester and Havant

A person has died after being hit by a train between Chichester and Havant, police have confirmed.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 2:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th April 2021, 2:46 pm

The incident happened at Southbourne station yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, April 7).

The death is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to Southbourne station at 12.22pm following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended, however sadly a person has been pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are now working to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin."

Southern Rail