Man killed by freight train

Freight train
Freight train

A man was killed after being hit by a freight train on the railway line between Lancaster and Preston on Wednesday.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Bruna Hill, near Garstang, just before 2pm after receiving a call from the train driver.

This is the second incident of its kind this month – a man was killed at Oubeck, south of Lancaster, on September 5.