A WOMAN was found dead after being hit by a train at Kidderminster train station yesterday evening (Friday, February 9).

Officers from West Mercia Police and the British Transport Police attended the incident and found the body of a woman just before 10pm last night.

The woman has not yet been identified and her death is currently being treated as “unexplained”.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said: “BTP officers attended the line near to Kidderminster Railway Station on Friday, February 9, following a report of a person being struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP and the West Mercia Police attended the incident, which was reported to police at 9.51pm, and the body of a woman was discovered.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the identity of the woman and the circumstances leading up to her death.”

They added: “A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Anyone with information surrounding the woman’s death should call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting incident number 666 of 09/02/2018, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.