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Tom Maynard: Train death cricketer 'took drugs'

26 February 2013 Last updated at 20:24 GMT

The death of a cricketer who was struck by a tube train while drunk and high on drugs was accidental, a jury has decided.

Cricketer Tom Maynard fled from his car after being stopped by police near Wimbledon Park station shortly after 05:00 BST on 18 June, an inquest heard.

The Cardiff-born batsman landed on a live track as he tried to get away.

The 23-year-old Surrey player died from multiple injuries, Westminster Coroners' Court was told.

Tomos Dafydd reports.

Train death cricketer high on drugs