Petersfield train death ‘not suspicious’

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POLICE say the death of a man who was hit by a train near Petersfield rail station is not being treated as suspicious.

The British Transport Police were called to the scene at 5.36pm on Saturday.

A spokesman said: ‘Officers from BTP attended the incident along with the local ambulance service but sadly a man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

‘The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.’