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Marian Stoica climbed over fence and onto tracks before being hit by train in Gravesend

A Romanian man climbed over a fence and fell 11ft onto live tracks before being hit by a train, an inquest has heard.

Marian Stoica, an agency worker, had been seen stumbling at Gravesend railway station shortly before his fall in the early hours of Sunday, April 7.

His body was identified by British Transport Police and a post-mortem said the 23-year-old, who lived at Covesfield in the town, died of cerebral trauma and multiple injuries due to a train collision.

A Southeastern train. Stock picture (8601639)
A Southeastern train. Stock picture (8601639)

A full inquest into Mr Stoica's death was adjourned until June 12 at the Archbishop's Palace in Maidstone.

Southeastern had cancelled all services between Strood and Dartford due to the incident.

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