A TEENAGER died after being hit by a train near Wigan yesterday afternoon, Wednesday.

British Transport Police (BTP) were called to the railway line at around 3.45pm.

Paramedics attended the scene and a 19-year-old man pronounced dead.

A BTP spokesman said: "Officers are currently working to identify the person and inform their family.

"The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

Train services were delayed following the incident.