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Malton rail level crossing crash victim, 77, dies

A 77-year-old man died when his car was struck by a train at level crossing in North Yorkshire, British Transport Police have said.

The crash happened at about 09:15 BST at Ivy Lea rail crossing in Scampston, near Malton.

No passengers are reported to have been injured but the train driver is being treated for shock, police said.

The train involved was the 08:48 Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street TransPennine Express Service.

Mike Kemp reports.

  • 07 May 2014
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