Woman, 44, dies after being hit by train at Alexandra Palace station

10:44 20 August 2012

Four people were taken to hospital after a crash in Brentwood

Four people were taken to hospital after a crash in Brentwood

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A woman was hit by a train and killed at Alexandra Palace station on Saturday afternoon.

British Transport Police were called to the station at 3.50pm where they found a 44-year-old woman, believed to be from the local area, who had been struck by the 7.55am Inverness to Kings Cross Service.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are currently treating the death as non-suspicious.

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