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Person struck by train - Embles Lane, County Durham

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Officers have been called to the line close to Embles Lane, County Durham, following reports of a person struck by a train.

The call came into police at 10.10am today (5/12).

Officers have attended the scene alongside paramedics. Sadly the person has been pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers will now look to establish the person’s identity and inform their family.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

A file will be prepared for the coroner. 

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