Teenager dies after being hit by train in Essex

William Tweed. Credit: British Transport Police

A teenager has died after being hit by a train in Essex.

15 year old William Tweed from Ingatestone was struck by a train close to the station around 4.35pm on Thursday 21 September.

British Transport Police say specialist officers are supporting William’s family and work is on-going to establish how he came to be on the tracks.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.