77-year-old man killed after car hit by train in North Yorkshire (From Darlington and Stockton Times)
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77-year-old man killed after car hit by train in North Yorkshire
Updated 1:53pm Wednesday 7th May 2014 in News
A 77-year-old man has died in a collision between a train and a car in North Yorkshire.
The incident was reported to British Transport Police and North Yorkshire Police at about 9.15am on the line at the Ivy Lea rail crossing at Scampston, near Malton.
A spokeswoman for British Transport Police said emergency services were currently at the scene.
She said: "Sadly the driver of the car, who is believed to be a 77-year-old local man, has died.
Passengers are moved to another train
"The train involved was the 8.48am Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street TransPennine Express Service. There have been no reported injuries to passengers on the service though the driver of the service is being treated for shock."
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