The family of a teenager who died after being hit by a tram have said their lives 'will never be the same again'.
William John Cooke, 19, was fatally injured near Shaw and Crompton Metrolink stop in Oldham, Greater Manchester, just before 6am on Friday morning (January 17).
Paramedics fought to save him, but Mr Cooke was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr Cooke was undertaking an apprenticeship at Makin Metal Powders in Rochdale.
In a statement the Cooke family said 'life will never be the same again'.
Flowers, cards, signs, candles and letters were left at the Metrolink stop in the days after the tragedy.
Greater Manchester Police are investigating how Mr Cooke came to be on the tram tracks but said his death was being treated as non-suspicious. The incident has been referred to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch.