Person dead after being struck by train near Burley-in-Wharfedale
A person has died after being struck by a train near Burley-in-Wharfedale, just outside of Leeds.
British Transport Police officers were called at 10.42am on Friday to Burley-in-Wharfedale station following a report of a casualty on the tracks.
-> Every Leeds road closure ahead of the UCI Road Cycling Championships 2019Paramedics also attended, but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers are working to identify the person’s next of kin.
They will also be preparing a report for the coroner.
The incident is not being treated as suspicious.
It comes less than a month after a person died on the tracks at Menston station, just over two miles away.Trains between Ilkley and Leeds were severely disrupted as emergency services dealt with the situation at Burley-in-Wharfedale.
National Rail tweeted at 12.45pm: "Trains are now running normally between Ilkley and Guiseley following disruption caused by a the emergency services dealing with an incident."