Man killed by train at Leeds Station

A MAN was killed by a train at Leeds rail station this afternoon after being struck by the 12.01pm Bradford to Leeds service near Platform 3.

British Transport Police said the death was not being treated as suspicious.

Northern Rail said the station remained open but trains were being delayed by 30 minutes, with disruiption expected to continue until mid-afternoon.

A spokesman said: "We are just trying to get the body out from under the train."

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "BTP officers were called to an incident at Leeds Railway Station today after receiving reports at 12.25 that a man has been struck and killed by a train at the station near Platform 3.

"Officers attended the scene, and are now working to determine the circumstances of the incident, which is not being treated as suspicious.

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

"Officers will now be working to establish the identity of the deceased, inform relatives and prepare a file for the coroner."