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A strong warning has been issued by police about the dangers of trespassing on railways after a boy died at a depot in Northamptonshire.
11-year-old Harrison Ballantyne suffered serious electrical burns at Daventry International Freight Terminal on Tuesday 27 June 2017.
He was with four friends at the time and it is still not known how they came to be on the tracks.
Superintendent Chris Hodgkiss, British Transport Police:
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The Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal have described yesterday's incident where an 11-year-old boy died from serious electrical burns as "tragic".
Police officers were called to the Daventry International Rail Freight Depot shortly before 5.20pm yesterday evening (Tuesday 27 June 2017).
This is a tragic incident and our heart-felt condolences are with the young boy's family.
We are working closely with police and Network Rail to establish the full cause of this tragedy.
Our appreciation also goes to the emergency services who quickly attended the depot yesterday.
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