A PERSON who died after being hit by a train in St Helens on Monday was a 35-year-old man, British Transport Police has confirmed.

Officers were called to Lea Green railway station following reports of a person struck by a train.

The call came into police at around 1.30pm today.

British Transport police officers attended alongside paramedics.

Sadly the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers will now work to establish the person’s identity and inform their family.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

A file will be prepared for the coroner.