NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Woman killed after being hit by train between Huntly and Keith

A woman believed to be in her 50s has died after being hit by a train.

The incident happened between Huntly and Keith just after 13:00 on Friday.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman told BBC Scotland there had been a fatality, and this was later confirmed by British Transport Police.

Those on board the train were checked over, but there were no injuries, only shock. Buses were replacing trains between Huntly and Keith.

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