Inquest launched as train death man named

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An inquest has been opened into the death of a man who was tragically killed in Seamer after being struck by a train.

Scarborough Coroners Office has confirmed that an inquest has been opened over the death of 65-year-old Gregory Paul McGrath,

Mr McGrath, from Eastfield, died after being hit by the speeding 10am Scarborough to Hull Train on Monday August 20.

The line was closed for nearly two hours as officers attended the incident.

Paramedics from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance also attended the incident, which was being treated by police as non-suspicious.

It’s understand that Mr McGrath’s next-of-kin have been informed

Train passengers reported delays of up to six hours following the incident, despite Network Rail regaining control of the line at 11.45am.

The inquest will be held at a later date.

Anybody with any information relating the incident, please call Scarborough Police on 101.