Wimbledon Station Train Victim Is Named

Woman killed after being struck by train


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The woman killed when she was struck by a train at Wimbledon last week has been named as Jean Gault, aged 65, from Wimbledon.

The incident, which police are treating as "non-suspicious" - happened at the end of the morning rush-hour on Wednesday July 6.

The station was closed for a time and there were delays for the rest of the day.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: "BTP and Metropolitan Police officers attended the incident, which was reported to police at 10.08am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious. 

"Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service also attended, but the woman, who has now been identified as Jean Gault, aged 65 from Wimbledon, was pronounced dead at the scene. A file will be prepared for the coroner."

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July 11, 2011