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Two people killed by train at Slough station - pushed onto the tracks!

from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/11115371/Two-people-die-after-being-pushed-in-front-of-a-train-at-Slough-station.html

Two people die after being pushed in front of a train at Slough station

Two people have been killed after allegedly being pushed in front of a train at Slough station in Berkshire

Police at Slough train station following the incident
Police at Slough train station following the incident Photo: Solent
 

Two people have died after being hit by a train at Slough station amid reports that they were pushed onto the tracks.

British Transport Police said they were investigating the deaths and were treating the incident as "suspicious".

A source said: "We are not ruling out an element of foul play."

Police were called at shortly before 9.45am to reports that two people had been struck by a train at Slough station in Berkshire.

A BTP spokesman said: "At this time the incident at Slough has been declared suspicious and officers are investigating the circumstances."

Train operator First Great Western said the station had been closed and there was "no public access until further notice".

A BTP spokesman said: "Our officers were called to Slough railway station shortly before 9.45am on Tuesday, 23 September, following reports that two people had been struck by a train.

"Thames Valley Police and South Central Ambulance Service also attended the incident, and two people were pronounced dead at the scene.

"The incident is currently being treated as suspicious. Officers are working to identify the deceased, and a full investigation has been launched.

"The station is currently closed while inquiries continue."

A South Central Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We were called at 9.42am to reports of two people struck by a train. We sent two ambulance officers and an ambulance crew and two people were confirmed deceased at the scene."

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