Petersfield woman, 70, was hit by train

March 1962 and a naval rating signals Halt to more conventional traffic as the Saunders-Roe SRN1 crosses the seafront at Lee-on-the-Solent and returns to HMS Ariel, now the site of the Hovercraft Museum. Roles such as anti-submarine warfare, air-sea rescue and mine countermeasures were foreseen.						                                Pictures courtesy Amberley Publishing

Spotlight hovers over Lee-on-the-Solent museum

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A WOMAN that was killed after being hit by a train was from Petersfield, police say.

As reported in The News yesterday the woman, aged 70, was hit by a morning train on Thursday in Liss.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: ‘Medics attended the scene, but the woman, believed to be 70 years old and from Petersfield, was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘It is being treated as non-suspicious.

‘A file will be prepared for the coroner.’

Police have not yet publicly named the woman.

The train involved was the 7.30am London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour service.

The tracks were handed back to Network Rail at 9.47am.

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