Family pay tribute to their ‘beautiful daughter’ hit by a train

PUBLISHED: 12:01 12 March 2018 | UPDATED: 12:14 12 March 2018

Family of Evie Wright pay tribute to 'beautiful daughter'.

Family of Evie Wright pay tribute to 'beautiful daughter'.


The family of a 15-year-old girl who died in Weston-super-Mare last Tuesday have paid tribute to their ‘beautiful daughter’.

Tributes have been left at the Corondale Road crossing. Picture: Henry WoodsfordTributes have been left at the Corondale Road crossing. Picture: Henry Woodsford

Evie Wright was hit by a train on the Corondale Road crossing, near Weston Milton station.

In a statement, her family said: “Our beautiful 15-year-old daughter, Evie Alicia Wright, sadly lost her life after being struck by a train on Tuesday March 6.

“This is a devastating time for our family and we ask that our privacy is respected and people are sensitive as to what is being posted on social media.

“We appreciate all of the flowers, cards and gifts you have all left for Evie.

“We would like you to know your kind notes have comforted us at this sad time.”

Flowers at the Corondale Road crossing. Picture: Henry WoodsfordFlowers at the Corondale Road crossing. Picture: Henry Woodsford

MORE: Tributes left after teenager dies in Weston.

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

“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.

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

MORE: Train line between Worle and Weston blocked following incident.

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