Leeds man dies after being hit by train near Morley

Morley train station.
Morley train station.

A man from Leeds died after being hit by a train near Morley, British Transport Police have confirmed.

Officers were called to the railway line at 3.45pm on Monday to reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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Paramedics also attended but the 26-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family have been informed.

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: "This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

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A number of train services between London Kings Cross and Leeds were cancelled.