Rising star Maynard dead at 23
Surrey's Tom Maynard, one of England's most promising batsmen, has
died at the age of 23, the county said yesterday.
Maynard, the son of former Glamorgan and England batsman Matthew
Maynard, was killed after being struck by a London Underground train in
the early hours of Monday morning. British Transport Police (BTP)
confirmed a 23-year-old man, named locally as Maynard, had died near
Wimbledon Park station in south-west London.
A BTP spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to the line near
Wimbledon Park London Underground station on Monday, 18 June after a man
was struck by a District line train. “London Ambulance Service medics
attended but the man, believed to be 23 years old, was pronounced dead
at the scene. “The incident was reported to BTP at 5.03am and is
currently being treated as non-suspicious.”