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Police investigate after man dies on tracks near Pluckley

By KentOnline reporter

A man has died after being struck by a train near Pluckley.

British Transport Police and Kent Police were called at 7.25pm last night to reports a man had been struck by a train close to Pluckley rail station.

Ambulance medics were also called out, but the man was declared dead at the scene. The death is being treated as non-suspicious.

Southeastern train. Stock image.
Southeastern train. Stock image.

The train was the 6.08pm service from Cannon Street heading to Margate. The line was handed back to Network Rail at around 9.30pm.

A report is being prepared for the coroner.

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