THE family of a 15-year-old girl from Somerset who died after getting hit by train have paid tribute to her. 

Evie Wright sadly died on Tuesday, March 6 at Corondale foot crossing in Weston-Super-Mare.

The family said: "Our beautiful 15-year-old daughter Evie Alicia Wright sadly lost her life after being struck by a train on Tuesday, 6 March.

"This is a devastating time for our family and we ask that our privacy is respected and that people are sensitive as to what is being posted on social media.

"We appreciate all of the flowers, cards and gifts that you have all left for Evie.

"We would like you to know your kind notes have comforted us at this sad time."