Update: Person dies after being hit by train near Maidenhead


Police and ambulance crews at Maidenhead Railway Station

Update - 4.05pm

British Transport Police has confirmed a person died after being hit by a train on Wednesday.

Emergency services were called to Maidenhead Railway Station at 12.42pm following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Paramedics also attended but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said officers are working to identify the victim and inform their next of kin.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious, the force added.

All lines are currently blocked between Reading and London Paddington stations due to a person being hit by a train.

Emergency services, including police and ambulance crews, are currently at the scene at Maidenhead Railway Station.

Great Western Railway said disruption is expected until 3.30pm.

Trains running to and from these stations could be cancelled or face delays of up to 90 minutes, the train operator added.

More to follow.

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