Friday 23rd January 2015 – 8.20am – Claire Brown.
A woman died last night on railway tracks in Penkridge.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a train near Station Road, Penkridge, Staffordshire at 8.25pm (Thursday). A paramedic area support officer, a community first responder, a community paramedic, an ambulance and paramedics from the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead on scene.
“A second person, who witnessed the incident, was treated for the effects of severe shock before being taken to County Hospital in Stafford for further treatment.”