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Woman and child killed after being hit by a train, police say deaths are 'suspicious'

The victims were pronounced dead at the scene this morning.

Updated 12.26pm

A WOMAN AND child have died after being hit by a train in England.

British Transport Police are treating the deaths as suspicious and officers say they are investigating the circumstances.

Emergency services remain at the site in the Berkshire town, 20 miles west of London. Authorities are appealing for witnesses to come forward if they were in the station or boarding a train this morning.

The station at Slough remains closed.

Passengers have described how the train carriages turned into a crime scene, with police carrying evidence bags and taking details of all on board.

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