Tragic Incident at Beckenham Junction: Person Dies After Being Hit by Train

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Tragic Incident at Beckenham Junction: Person Dies After Being Hit by Train

A person has died after being hit by a train at Beckenham Junction station. The tragic incident occurred just before 6 PM yesterday, June 18.

Emergency services, including London Ambulance Service crews and British Transport Police, rushed to the scene on Rectory Road following reports of a casualty on the tracks. Despite their efforts, the individual was pronounced dead shortly after their arrival.

Investigation and Impact

Authorities have stated that the incident is not being treated as suspicious, and a file will be prepared for the coroner. Southeastern Rail confirmed via their social media account that all lines were temporarily closed while the incident was being handled. Services have since returned to normal.

Official Statements

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: “Officers were called to Beckenham Junction railway station just before 6 PM on 18 June to reports of a casualty on the tracks. Paramedics also attended; however, sadly, a person was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Support and Assistance

In light of this tragic event, those affected or in need of support are encouraged to contact Samaritans, who are available 24/7 at 116 123.

The community is deeply saddened by the loss, and our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time. Further details will be released as they become available.

For ongoing updates, please stay tuned to local news outlets and official statements from British Transport Police and Southeastern Rail.

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