Woman, 63, dies after being hit by train between Eastbourne and Lewes

British Transport Police are not treating the woman's death as suspicious
British Transport Police are not treating the woman's death as suspicious

A 63-year-old woman has died after being hit by a train between Eastbourne and Lewes.

British Transport Police (BTP) officers were called to the lines in Firle at 9.56am on Saturday (September 14) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Paramedics also attended and a 63-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A BTP spokesman added: “The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Southern said all lines between Eastbourne and Lewes were blocked following the incident.

National Rail confirmed a person had been hit by a train.