AN inquest has opened into the death of a cleaner who was struck by a train.

Codrin Tatarasanu was killed about 100 metres outside Banbury station on October 9, with the cause of death given as decapitation.

The 26-year-old was born in Romania and lived in Parson's Street in Banbury town centre.

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The incident caused major disruption to timetables as emergency services attended the scene.

A full inquest into his death will be held on February 11.