Pensioner dies on railway line

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A PENSIONER died after he was struck by a train near Chapeltown Station.

The man, who has not yet been named, died after being hit by the 19.51 Sheffield to Leeds service on Friday.

British Transport Police said: “Officers attended after receiving reports of a man had been struck by a train.

“The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious. Paramedics also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”