Women hit by Stansted Express - Stansted Airport News

Airport news for Stansted on 18/02/2008.

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On Thursday, a woman was killed after she was hit by the Stansted Airport train. The unidentified woman was hit at the Northumberland Park railway station and was pronounced dead by paramedics just after 14:00, according to a report in the Tottenham, Wood Green and Edmonton Journal.

A spokesperson from the British Transport Police confirmed that the Stansted Express had hit a woman as it traveled from Liverpool Street through Tottenham at 70 miles per hour. As the speed of the train was so great, it was said that body parts were thrown along the track for 200 meters.

Although an air ambulance was called to the scene, it did not arrive before the woman died.

The train was damaged by the incident and passengers had to be taken off at Angel Road station in Enfield.

Services by One Railway were disrupted for several hours after the event, however, services resumed as usual by 15:10.

On January 21st, a 50-year-old Lithuanian man also died after being hit by a train at Angel Road station.

Police are not treating this death as suspicious.

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