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Burnley man dies after being hit by a train

A man has died after being hit by a train in Brierfield
A man has died after being hit by a train in Brierfield
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A man died after being struck by a train in Brierfield.

Officers from the British Transport Police were called to tracks close to Robinson Lane at 4pm on Thursday after receiving reports of the incident.

Paramedics were called to the scene where a 29-year-old man from Burnley was pronounced dead.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said: “The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

“His next of kin have been informed.”