Demi-Leigh Burn: Newport girl was ‘taking shortcut home’ when she was hit and killed by train

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Demi-Leigh Burn: Newport girl was ‘taking shortcut home’ when she was hit and killed by train

A 18 year old girl who was tragically hit and killed by a train was taking a shortcut across the railway tracks to get home, an inquest heard.

The 18 year old died on Early hours Saturday morning on November the 21st after spending the day and night with her friends.

At around 3:15am that morning, she was dropped off near Newport station and attempted to take a shortcut across the tracks to get home. Unfortunately she was then hit by a train.

Emergency welsh services rushed to the station that morning but Demi-Leigh was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.


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