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A person has died after being hit by a train near Burton, emergency services have confirmed.
This incident happened shortly after 12.30pm this afternoon, Tuesday, May 5 near to the Central Rivers Train Deport, in Barton under Needwood.
An air ambulance was called, however nothing could be done.
It is not yet known whether the victim was a man or a woman.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman told Birmingham Live: "One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the scene.
"On arrival, we discovered one patient.
"Unfortunately it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save them and they were confirmed dead at the scene."
The incident caused delays to rail services.
This article first appeared on www.derbytelegraph.co.uk
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