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Engineer dies while working on moving walkway at Waterloo underground station

A man has died while working at Waterloo underground station.

Emergency services were called at around 2.20am on Wednesday morning to “serious injury” but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

British Transport Police are investigating and are currently working to identify the man and inform his family.

A British Transport Police statement said: “Officers were called just after 2.20am this morning (Wednesday 18 September 2019) to London Waterloo Underground Station following reports that a contract worker had received an injury.

“London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade were already on scene and it became apparent the incident was more serious.

“Lifesaving attempts were very sadly unsuccessful and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.”

A TfL spokeswoman said: “We are working with colleagues in the British Transport Police following an incident at Waterloo station in the early hours of this morning. An investigation is underway.”
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