A 17-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a train at Sutton station.

Officers from the British Transport Police were called at 4.50pm last Friday (December 14) to reports of a person having been struck by a train.

Paramedics were also in attendance but the teenage boy was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A BTP spokeswoman said: “Officers are currently working to establish the circumstances behind his death.

“His family have been informed and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”