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Funeral of Emma Lifsey, killed in level crossing crash

  • 18 December 2012
  • From the section England
Emma Lifsey
An investigation into the crash which killed Emma Lifsey is continuing

The funeral of a four-year-old girl from North Lincolnshire who died in a level crossing crash in Nottinghamshire has been held.

Emma Lifsey, from Haxey, was travelling in a car struck by a train at the Beech Hill crossing, Misson Springs, near the South Yorkshire border, on 4 December.

She was airlifted to Sheffield Children's Hospital but died the next day.

A private service was held for Emma at St Nicholas' Church in Haxey.

A 67-year-old woman who was driving the car received serious neck injuries during the collision.

Detectives are investigating how the car came to be on the track.

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