A man was killed after he was struck by a train last night near to Howwood station. Trains between Johnstone and Paisley were subjected...

A man was killed after he was struck by a train last night near to Howwood station.

Trains between Johnstone and Paisley were subjected to cancellations around 8pm.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “We were called to Howwood station last night following reports of a person being struck by a train.

“BTP and ambulance attended however a man was sadly pronounced dead.

“Enquiries are on going to identify the man and inform his family.”

“This incident is not being treated as suspicious, a file will be prepared for the Procurator Fiscal.”