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Person dies at Ramsgate railway station

By: Jack Dyson jdyson@thekmgroup.co.uk

Published: 10:56, 12 October 2020

Updated: 11:24, 12 October 2020

A person died at a railway station after police, fire crews and several paramedics were called to the scene.

Emergency services descended on Ramsgate just before 10.30am on Saturday after receiving reports of a medical incident .

The air ambulance at the Warre Recreation Ground, which is near Ramsgate railway station

An air ambulance was also seen landing nearby at the Warre Recreation Ground, forcing a game of football to be suspended.

However, the British Transport Police has today confirmed the person died at the scene,

A spokesman for the force said: "We were called to Ramsgate station following reports of a medical emergency.

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"Paramedics also attended however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene. Their family have been informed."

An eyewitness told KentOnline on Saturday he saw two ambulances, three critical care vehicles a police car and fire engine outside the station.

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