Photographer Bob Carlos Clarke ?took his own life? when he was struck by a train in London on 25 March, an inquest has heard.

The award-winning photographer died after he threw himself in front of a Waterloo-bound train at the White Hart Lane level-crossing in Barnes, southwest London.

Kingston Coroners office told AP this morning: ?The deceased took his own life?.

Carlos Clarke worked in many areas of photography including fashion, advertising and photojournalism. His untimely death stunned the photographic world.

Before he died the 55-year-old had been a patient at The Priory hospital in Roehampton where he was understood to have been undergoing treatment for clinical depression.

The coroner confirmed that he died of multiple injuries.