Police have rescued a dog from a home in Trowbridge after his owner was killed by a train.
Officers broke down the door of a property in Ashmead on Saturday morning (20 November) after the late occupant was hit by a train in the North Bradley area.
48-year-old David Bond, named locally by neighbours, was pronounced dead after emergency services were called to the scene at around 11.10pm on Friday (19 November).
He left behind his much-loved springer spaniel Bowie.
Wiltshire police officers attended the address shortly before midday, forced entry into the premises and rescued the dog. He has been temporarily homed with a family liaison officer.
A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said: “We were called to the line near Trowbridge at 11.10pm on Friday 19 November following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
“Paramedics also attended, however sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”