Station death family tribute

The family of a man who was hit by a train following an altercation at Guildford station have described him as a "ray of sunshine"

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The family of Ryan Harrison released this statement:

“Ryan was the biggest, brightest ray of sunshine for us. He loved life, his family and his friends. He was a brother, son and boyfriend - we were so lucky to have him in our lives. He always looked so smart and gorgeous. He was ambitious in life and loved to party.

“His family have been totally devastated by his loss, and we ask to be left in peace and given time to grieve. He had the biggest, kindest heart, and a bright light has been turned off in all of us that knew and loved him. Rest in peace Ryan, sleep tight our darling.”

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Friends pay tribute to train death man

Friends have been paying tribute to a 22-year-old man, who died after he was hit by a train following a row at a railway station.

Ryan Harrison became involved in a confrontation with a number of other men at Guildford Station late on Saturday night.

Police are questioning three men on suspicion of murder.

Det Chief Inspector Iain Miller spoke to Ronke Phillips.

Police appeal for witnesses

Detective Chief Inspector Iain Miller said: "There were two groups of men who came together at the station as the train arrived. Two people tried to board the train, eight people tried to get off the train. There was a bit of an altercation which spilled onto the platform.

The result of that altercation was that one of the men was punched and fell between the moving train and the platform, that resulted in his death. There were at least eight people involved, other than the two witnesses.

We need more of those people to come forward and anyone else who was at the station or around the station at that time, between 11.40pm and midnight.

We have a lot of CCTV to trawl both on the train and in and around the station. That's being done by officers from British Transport Police.

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Tributes paid to train death man

Friends have paid tribute to a 22-year-old man who died after he was hit by a train following an altercation at a railway station.

The victim, named locally as Ryan Harrison, from Woking, Surrey, was with a friend at Guildford station at 11.40pm on Saturday when he became involved in the confrontation which involved a number of other men.

Shortly after the altercation, Mr Harrison was fatally injured by a train.

South East Coast Ambulance Service paramedics attended but Mr Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family have been notified and his death is being treated as suspicious, according to British Transport Police.

Friend Jake Lund wrote on Facebook: "cant believe this has happened to such a nice person, rip Ryan".

Amir Ahmed also wrote on Twitter:

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RIP Ryan Harrison. Still in shock. Gone, but never forgotten.

'Police are investigating Guildford Station incident'

Police are investigating an incident in which a person was hit by a train at Guildford Station at around 11.40pm on Saturday 30 March.

Our immediate thoughts are for the family of the person involved. We are providing information to assist police with their inquiries into the circumstances of the incident.

As a result of the incident, Guildford Station was closed to allow police to complete their investigation.

However, the station re-opened at 8.15am yesterday (Sunday 31 March) and services returned to normal.

– A spokeswoman for the South West Trains - Network Rail Alliance

Three questioned over Guildford station death

Ryan Harrison.
Ryan Harrison. Credit: Facebook

Detectives are questioning three men on suspicion of murder after Ryan Harrison, 22, was hit by a train following an altercation at a railway station.

The man, from Woking, Surrey, was with a friend at Guildford station at 11.40pm on Saturday when he became involved in the confrontation which involved a number of other men, police said.

Two 19-year-old men from Guildford were arrested at the scene while a third man, from Cranleigh, handed himself in at a police station in Guildford later.