A YOUNG man died after being struck by a train near an industrial estate.

The 24-year-old from Taunton was pronounced dead at the scene after the incident near Venture Way on the outskirts of the town.

Officers from British Transport Police and Avon and Somerset as well as paramedics were called out at 8.24pm on Saturday (April 12).

A BTP spokesman said the death was not being treated as suspicious.

Services were disrupted after the incident involving the Taunton to Cardiff Central train.

An inquest is due to be opened and adjourned in Taunton on Thursday.

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