Man hit by train at Alexandra Palace named by police

PUBLISHED: 12:23 19 July 2011 | UPDATED: 14:07 20 July 2011

The man was hit by a rush hour train just outside Alexandra Palace railway station.

The man was hit by a rush hour train just outside Alexandra Palace railway station.


A tiler who died when he was hit by a train near Alexandra Palace railway station has been named.

An inquest into Robert Drzymala’s death was opened at North London Coroner’s Court on Wednesday.

The Polish-born 42-year-old, from Turnpike Lane, Wood Green, was killed when he was struck by a rush-hour train to King’s Cross shortly after 6.30pm on Friday, July 1.

Paramedics tried to save his life, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination gave the cause of death as multiple injuries.

British Transport Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

Officers have informed his next of kin, who are still living in Poland.

The coroner adjourned the inquest to March 22 next year.


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