Woman, 44, dies after being hit by train in Oakham

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A woman has died after she was hit by a train in Oakham.

The accident happened on Friday (January 9). Speaking today (Monday, January 11) a British Transport Police spokesman said: “Officers attended the line close to Brooke Road level crossing in Oakham on Friday after a report that a woman had been struck by a train.

“The incident was reported to police at 10.05pm and is not being treated as suspicious.

“Paramedics also attended but the female, who was aged 44 and from Oakham, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“Her family have been informed and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The woman has not yet been named.