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Person struck by train - Farnworth, Greater Manchester

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Shortly before 1.30pm today (14/01), officers from British Transport Police were called to the line close to Farnworth station near Bolton, after reports of a person being struck by a train. 

Paramedics also attended however a person has sadly been pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. Their death is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner. 
 

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