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Woman dies after being struck by train at Lenzie

Lenzie rail station Image copyright Geograph
Image caption Police and paramedics were called to Lenzie station on Saturday morning

A woman has died after being struck by a train in East Dunbartonshire.

Police and paramedics were called after reports that she had been hit on a stretch of the line at Lenzie on Saturday morning.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and the death was not being treated as suspicious. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Rail services between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh, Dundee, Dunblane and Alloa were affected.

ScotRail advised passengers they could face a reduced service, cancellations or delays.

A spokeswoman for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to the line close to Lenzie rail station after a report that a woman had been struck by a train.

"Officers from British Transport Police and Police Scotland attended the incident which was reported to police at 10:17 and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

"Paramedics from Glasgow Ambulance Service also attended but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

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