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Second fatality confirmed in Pangbourne

TWO people have now died following serious incidents in Pangbourne.

Yesterday, Thursday, police reported: “Our officers are currently in Pangbourne dealing with two incidents.

Police at Pangbourne Station
Police at Pangbourne Station

“Road closures are in place on the A340 at the Flowers Hill and Tidmarsh Road junction following a collision involving a vehicle.

“A woman received medical treatment at the scene but sadly died.”

There was also an incident on the railway line at Pangbourne Station around the same time.

This morning, Friday, British Transport Police (BTP) announced that incident also involved a fatality.

BTP said in a statement: “Officers were called to the line near Pangbourne railway station at 6.11pm yesterday, January 4, to reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended and a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“British Transport Police are working closely with Thames Valley Police to establish the circumstances leading up to their death.”

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