Person dies on train tracks at Levenshulme station

One person died on the tracks at a station in southern Manchester.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the incident at Levenshulme station around 8:35 p.m. last night (Thursday).

They found an injured person on the tracks.

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene, but unfortunately the person was pronounced dead.

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No further details on the person’s gender or age have yet been released.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a case will be forwarded to the coroner, a spokesperson for the UK Transport Police said.

Train lines between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport were blocked at around 8:30 p.m. last night.

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In a tweet, TfGM said: “Rail services currently cannot operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport.

“This is because the emergency services are dealing with an ongoing incident.

“Plan ahead and allow extra time.”

The line was reopened around 12:30 a.m. this morning.

In a statement, a spokesman for the UK Transport Police said: “Officers were called to Levenshulme station at 8:35 pm last night (October 7) following reports of a victim on the lanes.

“Paramedics were also present, but unfortunately one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The incident is not treated as a suspect and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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