Giltbrook man hit by train


A Giltbrook man died when he was struck by a train on the railway line near Burton.

Philip Stretton, 30, was confirmed dead at the scene following the incident near Meadow Lane, in Stretton, last Tuesday.

An inquest had been opened and adjourned.

Trains were delayed for much of the day following the incident, which happened on the southbound carriageway of the line between Derby and Burton.