‘Devastated parents’ of Doncaster man killed on railway in public appeal for information

The parents of 20-year-old Dean Bettison, who was fatally hit by a train at Bentley rail station on September 13, are appealing for information on his last known movements.
The parents of 20-year-old Dean Bettison, who was fatally hit by a train at Bentley rail station on September 13, are appealing for information on his last known movements.
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The parents of a 20-year-old man hit by a train at a Doncaster rail station are calling on members of the public to help them trace their ‘beloved’ son’s last known movements.

Dean Bettison died after he was hit by a train at Bentley Station in Doncaster in the early hours of September 13.

The 20-year-old had spent the early evening of Saturday, September 12 socialising with a friend in Doncaster town centre and his movements are accounted for up until approximately 11pm.

British Transport Police officers, along with Dean’s devastated parents, are calling on the public to help them piece together what happened after this time and how be came to be in Bentley.

Dean’s parents have today released this statement: “The entire family are devastated at the tragic loss of Dean.

“We are struggling to come to terms with the death of our beloved son.

They continued: “Any information that can help British Transport Police piece together Dean’s movements on the rest of that Saturday evening will greatly assist the investigation.”

Investigating officer DS Paul Kazimierczyk said: “While we are satisfied that Dean’s death is non suspicious we would urge anyone who can help with our enquiries into how he came to be at Bentley station and piece together his movements leading up to that time to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 405040, or text 61016, quoting reference PSUB/B7 of 23/09/2015.