29/08/2014

Police Investigating If Woman Was Trying To Save Dog When She Was Hit By Train

British Transport Police investigating the death of a woman have said that she may have been trying to save a dog when she was hit by a train.

The 22-year-old woman was struck by a train close to Ainsdale station near Southport, Merseyside at about 15:00 on Wednesday.

Transport police said a dog was also found dead at the scene.

According to a report by the BBC, it is believed that police are looking into the theory that the woman may have been trying to retrieve her dog from the railway line at the time she was hit by the train.

(MH/CD)

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