Dundee-Perth trains disrupted as man hit by train

RAIL services between Dundee and Perth were disrupted this morning after a man was killed after being struck by a train

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The man died after being hit by a freight train on the line, close to Riverside Drive in Dundee, shortly before 10.30am.

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A British Transport Police spokesman said: “A man died after being struck by a train in the vicinity of Riverside Drive in Dundee at 10.20am. There were no suspicious circumstances. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

ScotRail brought in buses to take passengers between Dundee and Perth while investigations continued at the scene of the fatality.