A MAN was found dead near a railway line in Girvan this morning. 

British Transport police attended an incident after it as reported that a casualty was close to the tracks. 

Parademics also responded but a 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A spokesperson for BTP told the Advertiser: "Officers were called to the area in Girvan shortly after 3am this morning following reports of a casualty close to the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended however a 36-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be made to the Procurator Fiscal."