Floral tributes laid for teenager who died on railway tracks near Sutton Parkway

Floral tributes have been left outside Sutton Parkway railway station for a teenager who died on the train tracks nearby.

Sunday, 25th October 2020, 7:28 pm
Floral tributes have been left at Sutton Parkway railway station
Floral tributes have been left at Sutton Parkway railway station

The 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency services were called to a level crossing close to Sutton Parkway station shortly after 9pm on Monday, October 20.

British Transport Police said another girl, a 17-year-old, was taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ and remained there on Friday.

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Floral tributes left at Sutton Parkway railway station

Officers are now conducting enquiries to establish the full circumstances behind the incident.

It is understood the tragedy happened at the Barringers foot crossing, close to Maun View Gardens, which is around 200 metres from the station.

Flowers and handwritten tributes have been laid outside the station as people pay their respects to the 18-year-old who remains unnamed.

Among them is a card, believed to be from a family member, which reads: “You are loved so so much and we are going to miss you more than you will ever know. Fly high beautiful angel.”

Floral tributes left at Sutton Parkway railway station

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Floral tributes left at Sutton Parkway railway station