Tribute to teen killed by train

Jake Pirie, 17
Jake Pirie, 17
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The family of a teenager who died after he was struck by a high-speed train said they were “overcome by grief”.

Jake Pirie, 17, from Leyburn, North Yorkshire, died at Northallerton station at about 6.15pm on Sunday after being hit by an Edinburgh to King’s Cross service.

The family of the former Ays-garth School pupil said: “We are all overcome with grief. He was a wonderful boy who had so much to live for.”