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Haywards Heath man killed by train named Lewis Walkey

The force stresses that the overwhelming majority of its officers are fit

The force stresses that the overwhelming majority of its officers are fit

The 26-year-old who was hit by a train in Balcombe has been named as Lewis Walkey.

British Transport Police confirmed the name of the Haywards Heath man killed on Friday (May 23) evening.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “I can confirm that the man struck and killed by a train at Balcombe railway station, West Sussex, on Friday, 23 May, has been formally identified as Lewis Walkey (26) from Haywards Heath.

“Officers from BTP and Sussex Police attended the incident, alongside colleagues from South East Coast Ambulance Service.

“The man’s family have been informed.

“A coroner’s inquest into the death was opened and adjourned on Wednesday, 28 May.”

If you knew Lewis and would like to give a tribute to him, please call 01444 419577 or email nikki.cutler@jpress.co.uk

 

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