Man dies after being struck by train at Scone

A man has died after being struck by a train at Scone.

About 9.45pm on Saturday, emergency services were called to Kingdon Street following reports the male was hit by a train on a railway level crossing.

The man, who hasn’t been formally identified, died at the scene.

Google Street View of Kingdon St, Scone.

Google Street View of Kingdon St, Scone.

Officers from Hunter Valley Local Area Command (LAC) attended and established a crime scene.

Inquiries into the incident are continuing and police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Only two years ago, also in December, a 29-year-old Aberdeen man was killed while crossing train tracks at Liverpool Street about 1.30am.

Police remind people to be careful around rail crossings.

Hunter Valley LAC is urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page