15-year-old girl dies after being hit by a train in Weston-super-Mare

PUBLISHED: 10:42 07 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:42 07 March 2018

Police on the scene near Weston Milton Railway Station. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Police on the scene near Weston Milton Railway Station. Picture: Jeremy Long.

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A 15-year-old girl has died after being hit by a train at Weston Milton station yesterday (Tuesday).

The incident took place at around 4.30pm and her identity has not yet been made public.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

MORE: Travel disruptions in Weston-super-Mare after incident.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “We were called to reports of an incident at the Corondale Road crossing at around 4.30pm yesterday.

“A 15-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene, her family have been informed and are being supported by our family liaison officers.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and the matter has now been referred to the coroner.

“Trains to and from Weston Milton station are now running as normal.”

Trains were cancelled between Weston and Worle last night after emergency services blocked the line, with First Bus services running in their place.

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