CHAPELTOWN STATION DEATH: Victim was 69-year-old local woman

Chapeltown train station
Chapeltown train station
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Police have confirmed that a 69-year-old woman was hit by a train at Chapeltown station.

The woman has yet to be formally identified.

This is the second death at the station this year.

A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP) said: “We were called to Chapeltown station in Sheffield at 12.50pm on Friday, October 9, following reports of a person being struck by a train.

“Colleagues from South Yorkshire Police and Yorkshire Ambulance Service also attended and a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious, and officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.