A 19-year-old Bath Spa University student was killed after being hit by a train at Oldfield Park railway station in Bath, British Transport Police have confirmed.
First year student Daniel Fryatt, who was studying biology, died at the scene on Tuesday 25th September.
British Transport Police issued the following statement: “Officers were called to Oldfield Park station at 9.30pm on Tuesday (25/09) after a report that a person had been struck by a train.
“Colleagues from the ambulance service also attended, however, an 19-year-old man, from Bournemouth, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family has been informed.
“This is incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
Passersby near Oldfield Park railway station on Tuesday night described a large presence of emergency services, and trains waiting on the tracks.
South Western Ambulance Service told us they sent an operations officer, two ambulances, and a hazardous area response team to attend the incident.
A spokesman for Bath Spa University said: “Everyone at Bath Spa University is deeply saddened by the untimely death of Daniel Fryatt, a first year Biology student.
“Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with Daniel’s family and friends at this very sad and difficult time.
“Support is being offered to students and staff affected by this news.”
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