Second person dies after being hit by a train in Lincolnshire

Trains were disrupted between Sleaford and Grantham after a man was hit by a train – the second fatal Lincolnshire train collision in one day.

East Midlands Trains said the incident happened at around 7pm on Monday, December 1.

British Transport Police (BTP) officers then attended Quarrington Crossing, Rauceby, at around 7.30pm.

Trains were delayed until around 10.15pm, when services were reopened.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “Our officers were called to Quarrington Crossing, Rauceby, Sleaford on Monday, 1 December after a report that a man had been struck by a train.

“Officers attended the incident, which was reported to BTP shortly after 7.30pm.

“Colleagues from Lincolnshire Police and the East Midlands Ambulance service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Just a few hours earlier, a person died after being hit by a train between Swinderby and Collingham.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the incident is being treated as not suspicious by British Transport Police.