Man dies after collision with Metro train

08 Dec 2016 11:00 AM

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A man has died after a collision with a Metro train in Gateshead.

At 7:13pm on Wednesday, December 7, police received a report that a man had been hit by a Metro train on tracks between Heworth and Felling stations.

Police and paramedics attended and all Metro services between the two stations were suspended.

The body of a 40-year-old man recovered from the tracks.

The man has been identified and his family have been informed of his death. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Enquiries are ongoing into his death.

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