A MAN in his 50s died after being struck by a train in Worcestershire, British Transport Police (BTP) has confirmed.

Police and ambulance crews attended Bromsgrove Railway station at 6.09pm last night, after reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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It was immediately clear that the crews could not save the man's life and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

Ambulance staff checked on the welfare of the rail staff and public, and there were no other patients.

BTP has issued a statement this morning which says: "Sadly a man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

"Officers have informed the man’s family and will now prepare a report for the coroner."

Trains were unable to run between Barnt Green and Droitwich Spa during the incident, with delays and cancellations from Worcester station. Road transport was arranged before the line reopened at 7.45pm.

After the incident Worcestershire County Councillor Chris Bloore said: "Train services have now returned to normal in and out of Bromsgrove.

"A tragic incident has clearly unfolded and I’d like to thank emergency services for their professionalism."