Person dies after being hit by a train between Wakefield Westgate and Fitzwilliam
A person has died after being hit by a train in Wakefield last night.
British Transport Police said they were called at 8.45pm yesterday (Monday) to reports of a casualty on the tracks between Fitzwilliam and Wakefield Westgate.
Officers are now working on identifying the deceased and informing their next of kin.
A spokesperson said: “British Transport Police were called to the line near Wakefield at 8.45pm on Monday, July 19 following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
“Paramedics also attended, however sadly, a person was pronounced dead at the scene.
"Officers are working to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin.
“This incident is not being treated as suspicious.”