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UPDATED: Death this morning on Chiltern Railways line
10:29am Saturday 7th July 2012 in Crime
A MAN has died this morning after being hit by a train.
The accident occurred near High Wycombe on the Chiltern Railways line just before 8am.
A British Transport Police statement read: "Officers attended the incident, which was reported to police at 7.49am and it is currently being treated as non-suspicious.
"A file is currently being prepared for the coroner's office.
"This was the 0615 Birmingham Moor Street to Marylebone."
The line going up to Princes Risborough was closed for a while but opened again about an hour ago (9.20am).
Chiltern Railways has used Twitter to update passengers and apologised for the delays.
As of 11am there were still delays of up to 20 minutes on the Chiltern route between Marylebone and Birmingham New Street.
Tickets are being accepted on Virgin services.
The rail operator said in a series of tweets today:
“Very sadly, a person has been hit by a train just north of High Wyc.
"Trains are termin at Princes Ris southbound with shuttle buses to Ger X
“Line has reopened following fatality this AM.”
Wycombe Superintendant Gilbert Houalla, said, also via Twitter:
“Sad to say a person has fatally thrown himself in front of train. Sorry for his family, friends and the train driver, it will stay with them.”
Any witnesses, should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting NSPIS 125.
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