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The National (Scotland)
The National (Scotland)
Cameron Ritchie

Person dies after being struck by a train between Berwick and Edinburgh

A PERSON has died after being struck by a train near Dunbar Railway Station on Tuesday night.

LNER issued a statement on social media about the incident at about 10.35pm.

This morning, a spokesperson for British Transport Police confirmed that the person had died.

He said: "British Transport Police were called to the line near Dunbar Railway Station at 9.54pm yesterday (October 25) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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

"This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the procurator fiscal."

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