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Man dies under train at Becontree Station

PUBLISHED: 14:34 22 December 2008 | UPDATED: 10:28 11 August 2010

A MAN was killed after falling off a station platform and being struck by a train. The tragedy happened at Becontree tube station in Dagenham, at 2.35pm on December 4. The 41-year-old had sustained severe head and chest injuries. A spokesperson for Bri

A MAN was killed after falling off a station platform and being struck by a train.

The tragedy happened at Becontree tube station in Dagenham, at 2.35pm on December 4.

The 41-year-old had sustained severe head and chest injuries.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said he had been struck and killed by a westbound District Line train after falling from the eastbound platform.

The victim was treated by ambulance services at the scene and taken to Queen's Hospital, Romford, where he died three hours later.

District Line services resumed at 3.20pm.


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