UPDATED: Person hit by a train at Stratton

UPDATED:  Person hit by a train at Stratton

Published by Maria Greenwood at 9:59am 6th March 2020. (Updated at 11:33am 6th March 2020)

A person has died after being hit by a train at Stratton, near Dorchester this morning.

British Transport Police say they were called to the railway line there at 9.22am this morning (6 March) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said:

"Paramedics also attended however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

South Western Railway say disruption to train services is expected up until 12pm.