British Transport Police have confirmed that a person has sadly been killed after being struck by a train close to Alvechurch Station this afternoon (Wednesday 21st March.)

A spokesperson said: “We have been called to the tracks close to Alvechurch station in the West Midlands, after reports a person was struck by a train. The call came in at 12.38pm today.

“Officers are on scene alongside paramedics, however a person has sadly been pronounced dead. Work is now underway to identify the person and inform their family.

“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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