BREAKING NEWS TUESDAY NOON: A man has died after being hit by a train on the Peterborough to Lincoln line running through Spalding today.
The accident happened south of Sleaford shortly after 6.30am when police and paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the scene.
However, the man was pronounced dead at the scene and his family has been informed.
A British Transport Police spokesman said: “We were called to the line south of Sleaford station shortly after 6.30am after reports that a person had been struck by a train.
“Lincolnshire Police and East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended, but a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“We are working to make a full identification of the man whose death is not being treated as suspicious.
“His next of kin has been informed and we will prepare a file for the coroner.”
Train services between Spalding and Lincoln were disrupted this morning because of the incident.