Train services were suspended between Shrewsbury and Crewe for a time today after a person was hit by a train at Harlescott.
The incident happened at the Harlescott level crossing on Harlescott Lane in Shrewsbury at around 5.30am.
The male suffered severe head and pelvic injuries following the collision.
British Transport Police, West Midlands Ambulance Service, West Mercia Police and Network Rail attended the scene.
Harlescott Lane was also closed to traffic for a time.