Woman dies after incident on railway tracks near Leeds

A woman in her 60s has died after falling onto railway tracks on Sunday.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 10:56 am
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 11:03 am
Burley-in-Wharfedale Station

British Transport Police confirmed the death of the woman at Burley-in-Wharfedale Station, between Leeds and Ilkley, on Sunday morning.

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A man has been charged over the Oakwood burglary spreeThe circumstances are not thought to be suspicious and she was pronounced dead at the scene despite a large emergency services response. A file has been passed to the coroner.

The incident led to trains being delayed on the line between Leeds and Ilkley until late afternoon.