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Tributes to Lichfield man killed in level crossing tragedy

Stuart Turner

Stuart Turner

EXCLUSIVE: Friends of a Lichfield man killed after being hit by a train on a level crossing have been paying tribute to him.

Stuart Turner died after being hit by a train at the Station Road crossing in Barlaston at around 8pm on Friday.

His Facebook profile and a tribute group set up in his memory have been inundated with messages.

One friend said:

“Words can’t describe any of this. I can’t believe I’m never going to see you again. You will never be forgotten.”

Another friend added:

“I’m so shocked to hear you’ve been taken from us. I have so many happy memories of you. You will be sadly missed.”

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  1. Nick Brickett

    22nd March, 2009 at 11:42 am

    My thoughts go out to Stuart’s family, it’s such a tragedy to lose a life so young.

  2. Julie Kaine

    22nd March, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    I remember teaching Stuart at Nether Stowe several years ago, what a terrible shame.

  3. james russell

    22nd March, 2009 at 8:59 pm

    rip stu youll never be forgotten mate we had some laughs wheather it be out cruising, boating and the beach, or out on the razz there was ever a dull moment with you around and you always had time for everyone.

    rip matey

  4. 66usual

    22nd March, 2009 at 9:31 pm

    what a tragic waste of a young life. My thoughts are with his family and his many good friends.

  5. Ben Mabey

    23rd March, 2009 at 8:09 am

    r.i.p mate will miss u them silly dances u used to do in scales when i was out dont go getin all the women il heaven leave some for me mate

    r.i.p buddy

  6. lauren grant

    23rd March, 2009 at 10:10 am

    I will miss you mate cnt belive it was only wednesday we was pout on the town love goes out to your family R.I.P xxxxx

  7. bbb

    23rd March, 2009 at 10:28 am

    a tragic waste u’ll be missed by everyone. u will never be forgotten… RIP mate

  8. chris jones

    23rd March, 2009 at 10:19 pm

    stu, no1 no’s exactly what to say about this.we all loove you and miss you so much.
    weve been through alot from school to holidays in gran canaria.
    i love you bro and will never forget you x

  9. Jackie Taylor

    24th March, 2009 at 11:07 am

    This is all such a shock, so hard to take in and actually accept that we are never going to see you again. You were such a gud friend to so many people and you have touched o many peoples hearts. I hope you know how much you are loved!
    A great friend that will never be forgotten ever!
    My thoughts are with your family.