A police officer who was hit by a train while attempting to save a distressed man on the tracks has died.
At approximately 19:00 BST on Thursday, Nottinghamshire Police were called to a residential address in Balderton, near Newark, on a concern for the safety of a man.
The 46-year-old officer, Sgt Graham Saville, died in hospital on Tuesday with his family at his bedside. Another man, 29, was taken to hospital after suffering non life-threatening electrocution injuries.
British Transport Police (BTP), which is leading the investigation, said it happened on the line near Newark Northgate station.
Sgt Saville, a Nottinghamshire Police response officer based at Newark Police Station, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham where he died.