Person dies after struck by train

The driver was taken by ambulance to hospital
The driver was taken by ambulance to hospital

A person has died after being struck by a train this morning (Tuesday September 13).

British Transport Police officers were called to the line close to Wivelsfield rail station.

The call came into police at 10.24am.

Officers attended alongside paramedics, however a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

British Transport Police say officers will now look to identify the person and inform their family.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious. A file will be prepared for the coroner.