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Transport police are investigating after a person was hit by a train this morning and killed.

The incident happened at Hilsea Train Station at around 10.50am.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: ‘BTP officers were called to Hilsea station on Friday, 26 April following a report of a person struck by a train.

‘Officers from BTP and Hampshire Constabulary attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 10.52am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

‘Medics from South Central Ambulance Service also attended, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘Enquiries are ongoing to establish the person’s identity and inform their family.

‘A file will be prepared for the Coroner.’