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Man killed by train at Notting Hill Gate Tube station

A man has been killed after being hit by a train at Notting Hill Gate Tube station

The station was cordoned off after a person was pronounced dead following an incident on the tracks.

The London Ambulance Service confirmed a man was killed.

A spokesman said: “We were called at 2.21pm today to reports of a person hit by a train at Notting Hill Gate Underground Station.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an advanced paramedic, an incident response officer, a clinical team manager and members of our hazardous area response team (HART).

“Sadly, a man died at the scene.”

British Transport Police (BTP) officers said they were called to the Tube station at around 2.20pm this afternoon following reports of “a casualty on the tracks”.

BTP confirmed a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokeswoman for BTP said: “Officers were called to Notting Hill Gate Underground station at 2.21pm today following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended, and sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are currently working to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

The London Fire Brigade also attended the scene.

A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters have been called to assist emergency service partners at an incident at Notting Hill Underground Station.

“The Brigade was called at 2.22pm. Two fire engines from Kensington and North Kensington fire stations, as well as a fire rescue unit from Paddington fire station, are at the scene.”

Pictured top: Notting Hill Gate Tube station is cordoned off (Picture: James Twomey)

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