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Man dies after being struck by a train at Kennington station

A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP) said: “We were called to Kennington London Underground station shortly after 6.30am on Friday, 13 May to reports of a person being struck by a train.
“Colleagues from London Ambulance Service also attended and a man was treated for injuries at the scene before being taken to hospital.The man has since died in hospital.
“The incident is not being treated as suspicious. A file will be prepared for the coroner."

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