A 38-YEAR-OLD man from Worcester died after stepping in front of a train in Droitwich, an inquest heard.

Darren Humphries, from Northfield Street, died on train tracks near to Strand Lane in Droitwich, on Thursday, May 19.

Worcestershire Coroner's Service said: "On 19 May 2016 Mr Humphries died when he deliberately stepped in front of a train on tracks near to Strand Lane, Droitwich Spa."

The coroner closed the inquest on Friday, and concluded Mr Humphries' death was "a case of suicide".