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Person dies after being hit by train at Headstone Lane station

A person sadly died after being hit by a train at Headstone Lane Station yesterday evening (5 January).

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: “Officers were called to Headstone Lane station at 5.16pm yesterday (5 January) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended, and sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

Following the incident, there was a significant police presence reported at the train bridge near Harrow Garden Centre in Headstone Lane.

As the incident unfolded, one member of Harrow Online said: “9 police response cars, 2 vans, 2 fire engines, 2 ambulances and 1 paramedic racing through Headstone Lane towards the station.”

The bakerloo line was partially suspended whilst emergency services attended the scene shortly after 5:15pm yesterday afternoon.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson added: “We were called yesterday (5 January) at 5:22pm to reports of an incident on Headstone Lane, Harrow.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an incident response officer, a medic in a fast-response car, an ambulance crew, and members of our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART).

“Sadly, a person was beyond any help and was pronounced dead at the scene.”


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