Wednesday, June 18, 2008

INCIDENT: Pencoed MCB CCTV 13th June 2008

A teenager was killed when she was struck by an express train on a full barrier crossing at Pencoed station, Bridgend.

Sophie Harris, 16, was reported to have been followed another un-named teenage girl onto the crossing who had been attempting to retrive a mobile phone thrown onto the track by an un-named male.

She was hit by a Swansea-bound train which had been travelling at 85mph. The other girl jumped clear over the crossing barrier and was unhurt.

British Transport Police have begun an investigation.

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