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Man has died after being struck by a train on the line between Shotton and Wrexham

A man has been killed after being struck by a train on the line between Shotton and Wrexham this morning.

British Transport Police have said an incident was reported at 10:27am, with local reports saying a man was seen walking on tracks between Gwersyllt station and Wrexham General around ten minutes earlier.

British Transport Police have said a person was sadly pronounced dead.

They added: “We are working to identify the person that has died, and inform their family”.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.