Man confirmed dead after being hit by train near Kirkstall Bridge

A man has died after being hit by a train near Kirkstall Bridge.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 11:07 am

British Transport Police (BTP) were called to the line in Kirkstall at 4.53pm yesterday (Monday) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Paramedics from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service were also called, but sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A BTP spokesman said: "This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

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The incident happened near Kirkstall Bridge, between Leeds and Kirkstall Forge station (pictured).

Trains were disrupted on the network while emergency services dealt with the incident.

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