Man hit by a train named

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A man who died after he was hit by a train at Cooden last week has been named by police.

David Eastwood, 53, of Sea Road, Bexhill, was struck by a train close to Cooden Beach Station on Wednesday December 10.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 12.30pm, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson from the British Transport Police said the incident was not being treated as suspicious.

An inquest into Mr Eastwood’s death was opened and adjourned on Wednesday (December 17).