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Woman dies at Broadstairs rail station after being hit by train

By Julia Collins

A woman has died after being struck by a train at Broadstairs station in the early hours of this morning.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "Our officers were called to Broadstairs rail station on Tuesday, August 11, to reports that a person had been struck by a train.

"The call came into police at 2am.

The woman died on the tracks at Broadstairs train station
The woman died on the tracks at Broadstairs train station

"Officers from BTP, colleagues from Kent Police and paramedics from South East Ambulance service attended the scene.

"A woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman's family has been informed and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

"The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious."

The death is the second on Kent's railway network today, after a man's body was found on the tracks at Barming station this morning.

Both incidents have brought the total number of train deaths on Kent's railway network to 11 this year.

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