Man dies after being hit by train in Whitwell

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A man died after being hit by a train in Derbyshire last night.

Emergency services were called to the line close to Whitwell railway station at about 9.15pm after receiving reports that someone had been struck by a train.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "Sadly a man died at the scene.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."