Woman dies after being hit by tube train at Tooting Bec station

Tooting Bec Station

Tooting Bec Station

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by , Senior Reporter

A woman was killed on the tube tracks last night after being struck by a train.

British Transport Police and an ambulance crew were called to Tooting Bec station at 7.55pm yesterday.

The woman was hit by a southbound Northern line train while she was on the tracks.

She was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service, but died a few hours after.
The incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

A spokeswoman for the police said: "Medics from the London Ambulance Service also attended and the woman was taken to hospital, but sadly died.

"The woman’s family have been informed and a file will be prepared for the Coroner."

The line was running again at 8.35pm.

Witnesses posted tributes to the woman on social networking sites.

Lu Shorthouse tweeted: "Tooting Bec is a nightmare. Do hope the victim is ok or at peace."

Tooting About wrote: "Serious business at #Tooting Bec. Twelve emergency vehicles to deal with a person under a train."





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