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51-year-old man killed by train in Eastville, Lincolnshire

By AlexColman  |  Posted: October 10, 2012

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Police have confirmed that a 51-year-old man from Chapel St Leonards was killed by a train yesterday, in Lincolnshire.

The man was hit by a train at the Station Road level crossing in Eastville, at around 4:40pm.

Paramedics attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His death is not currently being treated as suspicious by police.

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The incident involved the 3.45pm service from Nottingham to Skegness.

Emergency Services and British Transport Police attended the scene.

Rail services in the area were held or cancelled with replacement bus services running between Boston and Skegness.

The level crossing and train line remained closed until around 6:30pm.

An East Midlands Trains spokesperson said: "Our immediate thoughts are for the family of the person involved.

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