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Jogger Hit by Freight Train

An 18-year-old man has died after being hit by a freight train while out running in Tinwell near Stamford.

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'An outstanding young man'

Tributes have been paid to Harry Drain, the 18-year-old who died after being struck by a train.

Harry was jogging near a railway line in Tinwell in Rutland and it's thought he didn't hear te train because he was wearing headphones.

Harry had just left Stamford School after taking his 'A' Levels. The school principal, Stephen Roberts, said Harry was an outstanding young man who had a great future in front of him.

"He was well-known and well-liked and he will be greatly missed."

Mr Roberts said Harry worked hard at his studies of psychology, business studies and geography and intended to take a gap year before going to university.

"He was interested in all kinds of things - he played rugby and liked drama and was really popular.

"He was always smiling and was keen to be involved in the school. This is awful news for everyone who knew him and our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

"It's immensely shocking and we will do what we can to support his family and friends."

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