A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: “BTP officers were called to the railway line in Aston Magna, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, on Friday, 19 October following a report of a man being struck by a train.
“BTP and Gloucestershire Constabulary officers attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 12.20pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.
“Paramedics from Great Western Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.”
She added that they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and were preparing a file for the coroner.
He was due to appear at court in St Albans with his wife Teresa, also a serving officer, charged with perverting the course of justice over a speeding incident in Scotland.
That incident was was being investigated by Hertfordshire Constabulary.
It is alleged Mrs Fraser, who has been suspended from West Midlands Police pending the outcome of the investigation, accepted responsibility for a speeding offence committed by her husband in Strathclyde last September.
Mr Fraser had been suspended from duty since December 2010, pending a separate investigation being carried out by Merseyside Police.
Merseyside Police confirmed earlier this year they were investigating Mr Fraser following allegations of misconduct and fraud.
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