37-year-old man killed at Dagenham Heathway station

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at Dagenham Heathway tube station

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at Dagenham Heathway tube station - Credit: Archant

A 37-year-old man was hit and killed by a train in Dagenham on Saturday afternoon.

Officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) and the Met were called to Dagenham Heathway Underground station at about 1.40pm, following reports a person had been struck.

Ambulance crews also arrived at the westbound District line platform, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family has been informed.

A BTP spokesman said: “The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”