Man dies after being hit by Metro train named

A man who died after a collision with a Metro train has been named by police.

Thursday, 8th December 2016, 10:20 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:37 pm
Man dies after collision with Metro train identified

Officers and paramedics were called to the tracks between Heworth and Felling stations on December 7.

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They had been told a man had been hit by a Metro train at around 7.13pm.

The body of a 40-year-old man was discovered on the tracks.

The man has been identified as Peter Stansfield, 40, from Heaton in Newcastle. His family have been informed of his death.