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Man hit by train in Canterbury still not identified

By KentOnline reporter

A man killed when he was hit by a train in Canterbury yesterday has still not been identified.

Officers from British Transport Police say efforts are being made to establish who he was so his family can be told of the tragedy.

Paramedics and police were called to Canterbury East station after the man was struck nearby at about 5pm.

A Southeastern train. Stock image.

A Southeastern train. Stock image.

He died at the scene.

Trains between Faversham and Dover Priory were replaced with bus services for the rest of the day while officers investigated.

Police are treating the man’s death as “unexplained”.

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