Tom Maynard, the Surrey and England Lions batsman, has died at 23 after being struck by a train on the London underground, the club and the Metropolitan police have confirmed.
Maynard's body was found on the rails at South Wimbledon tube station tube station in south around dawn this morning after he was hit by a district line train. Initial reports that Maynard died in a car accident have been discounted.
British Transport Police officers were called to the line near Wimbledon Park London Underground station. A statement said: "The incident was reported to BTP at 5.03am and was also attended by Metropolitan Police officers. London Ambulance Service medics attended but the man, believed to be 23 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious."