Georgia Walsh: Mother's tribute to tragic teenager killed after being hit by train

Francesca Gillett
Tributes: Georgia Walsh (right) and her sister Caitlin

A heartbroken mother has paid tribute to her "incredibly talented" teenage daughter who died after being hit by a train

Georgia Walsh, 16, died after being struck at Dunton Green station in Kent on Friday evening.

Her mother, Jenny Connell, today released an emotional tribute to her beloved daughter, and said she wished peace for the train driver.

“Georgia was incredibly talented, very artistic and dedicated,” Ms Connell said. “She was so funny, very quick witted and incredibly brave and we are enormously proud of her.

“Georgia is loved dearly.”

She added: “Our thoughts go out to the driver of the train.

“We hope with support, the driver will come to terms with what has happened and find peace.”

The British Transport Police said the family, including Georgia’s younger sisters, two brothers, father Richard Walsh and his wife Joe Walsh, are being supported by family and friends and are “united in grieving”.

The family said they received an “enormous amount of support from social media which has provided a great deal of comfort”.

Ms Walsh, from Swanley, died at the station shortly after 8pm on Friday, March 17.

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