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Person dies after being hit by train at Surbiton station

A person has died after being hit by a train at Surbiton station. All train lines between Wimbledon and Surbiton were blocked after the incident at about 11.35am. Lines have now re-opened.

Disruption, including delays up to 90 minutes, is likely to continue until "at least" 7pm, South West Trains said.

The operator reported the following changes to service:

Man's body found in Thames at Surbiton

The body of a young man was found in the river Thames at Surbiton yesterday.

The 22-year-old was found at about 8.30am and pronounced dead at hospital some 90 minutes later, Kingston police said. Police, paramedics and a lifeboat crew were called to the river near Portsmouth Road. The man's family has been informed and police are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

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