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A TEENAGE boy died after falling onto tracks and being hit by a prepare in a “tragic accident” on Sunday night.

“Soccer mad” George Buckley was killed at Swanscombe Station close to Dartford, Kent.

 George Buckley died after being hit by a train on Sunday evening in a tragic accident


George Buckley died after being hit by a prepare on Sunday night in a tragic accidentCredit score: BTP

It is not clear precisely how George got here to be on the tracks however a British Transport Police spokeswoman mentioned he fell, together with his dying being handled as a “tragic accident” at this stage.

A heartbreaking assertion launched by the household of the 15-year-old, from Gravesend in Kent, mentioned the teen was “lively”.

It mentioned: “We’re all devastated by the dying of our good-looking boy George. He was caring, humorous and lively. He beloved his household and adored his pals.

“George was a typical teenage boy who was football-mad and all the time had been since he was a child; obsessed together with his Xbox and up until god is aware of what time.

“He was such a preferred boy and was beloved by everybody who met him.

“This tragic accident has induced us to lose our child boy and we’re all devastated.

“We won’t think about life with out him and we’ll miss him endlessly, he’ll all the time be in our hearts and can by no means be forgotten.

“Sleep tight and discover your thumb my child boy.”


A JustGiving web page set as much as assist George’s household with prices has raised greater than £3,000.

BTP mentioned officers are nonetheless finishing up enquiries, and {that a} full report will likely be handed on to the coroner.

Dozens of bouquets of flowers have been pinned to the metallic fence on the station the place George died.

Lilies have been left by his mum, with a message that reads: “Sleep tight my darling child boy. I’ll love you endlessly. A number of love, Mummy xxxxxxxx.”

A vibrant bouquet of flowers has been positioned on the scene by his sisters with two messages in.

One says: “Fly excessive my child boy, can not put into phrases how a lot I’ll miss you. Shine vibrant my angel! Love you all the time, out of your sister Chelsea xxxx.”

The opposite reads: “My darling child brother, the brightest star within the sky, shine vibrant my boy. I’ll love you for endlessly and eternity. A number of love, your massive sister Lay Lay. R.I.P xxxx.”

One other tribute mentioned: “Relaxation in peace my lovely child brother. I’ll love you endlessly and miss you all the time. A number of love, your massive sister Alyshia. Love Moo Moo and Nellie xxxxx.”

Faculty pals left their black, gray and orange striped uniform ties with messages to their pal saying “RIP George”.

A candle show spelling “George. B” has been laid beneath the floral tributes.

Balloons and a pink teddy bear with a Liverpool FC badge have additionally been positioned among the many flowers.

One other little one was airlifted to hospital on Monday after being hit by a prepare at Broadstairs Railway Station in Kent.

 Swanscombe station - where the teenager tragically died at the weekend


Swanscombe station – the place {the teenager} tragically died on the weekendCredit score: Wikipedia

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