Man dead after being hit by a train at Becontree Station in Dagenham

The man was hit by a train at Becontree Station

The man was hit by a train at Becontree Station - Credit: Archant

A man has died after being hit by a train at Becontree underground station in Dagenham.

The man was struck at around 2.15pm today and pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics shortly after.

The British Transport Police (BTP) and the Met Police, who were called to the scene, are treating the incident as non-suspicious.

A BTP spokesman said enquiries were ongoing to establish the man’s identity and to inform his family.

There were severe delays on the District Line but a normal service has now resumed.