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Fatal incident at Barnt Green Railway Station

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Thursday 9th February 2017 – 9.20am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A woman has sadly died following a collision with a train this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Barnt Green Railway Station on Fiery Hill Road shortly before 6.55am this morning and sent one ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a woman who had been seriously injured following a collision with a train.

“Unfortunately it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“Early indications suggest the incident was a tragic accident.

“As normal in an incident of this nature, a full investigation will be carried out by British Transport Police to determine exactly what happened.”

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West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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