Tributes flood in for a young man who passed away after being hit by a train in Doncaster

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A Doncaster man has been named locally after he was hit by a train and died.

On Saturday evening (October 16) Kieran Rylance, a young man who lived in Doncaster was hit by a train near Rossington.

Doncaster people alongside friends and family of Kieran have taken to social media to remember him and share heartfelt condolences.

Someone said: “R.I.P Kieran- my thoughts go out to you all.

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Kieran sadly died on Saturday.Kieran sadly died on Saturday.
Kieran sadly died on Saturday.

Another said: “My thoughts are with the train driver as well as family and friends.

“Rest in peace brother.”

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Person dies after being hit by a train in Doncaster

One person said: “R.I.P, thoughts are with the family and the driver.

Another said: “So sad, thoughts with the family.”

Many shared condolences.

“My sincerest condolences to the family and all those involved,” someone said.

A candlelight vigil was held for Kieran at the Rossington Level Crossings on Sunday, October 17.

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People left flowers, balloons and cards with messages in memory of Kieran.

If any family members or friends would like to speak to us about Kieran for further tributes please email [email protected]

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