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Carolyn Woodward has paid tribute to her fiancé David Williams, calling him ‘her rock’. He died when the car he was travelling in was struck by a train on Great Coates level crossing.
The family of 47-year-old Paul Hodge who died in the level crossing crash at Great Coates have released a statement paying tribute to him.
The passenger who died after the car he was travelling in was hit by a train on Great Coates level crossing has been named as David Williams. He was 40-years-old and was from Cleethorpes.
Tributes have been paid to a man - described as a 'fantastic' dad - who was killed when the car he was in was hit by a train on a level crossing in Grimsby. 47-year-old Paul Hodge died alongside another man in the crash at Great Coates on Tuesday.
Tributes have been paid to one of the two men killed when their car was hit at 60 mph by a train at the Great Coates crossing, near Grimsby. 47-year-old Paul Hodge was a former serviceman who lived on the Nunsthorpe estate in Grimsby.
His son Ryan was too upset to talk to Calendar today, but neighbours spoke of "a kind man who'd do anything to help anybody". His ex-wife Pat left a message on Facebook thanking people for their kind words.
British Transport Police are expected to name the second victim, a 40-year-old man from Cleethorpes, later. Network Rail engineers have carried out repairs to the half-barriers at the crossing.
A full investigation into why a train - travelling at sixty miles an hour - crashed into a car on a level crossing near Grimsby, killing two people, has been launched.
British Transport Police says the driver of the car, who died along with his passenger, could be responsible for the crash which happened near Great Coates station. David Hirst reports
An investigation is under way into the deaths of two men whose car was hit by a train on a level crossing in North East Lincolnshire. The crash happened last night at Great Coates in Grimsby.
British Transport Police say driver error is probably responsible for the level crossing crash at Great Coates in which two people died.
Safety work is continuing at the rail crossing at Great Coates, near Grimsby, where two men were killed when their car was hit by a train travelling at 60 mph. British Transport Police say they're keeping anopen mind about the tragedy but add that the crossing was working correctly.
A former railway worker who lives nearby says it was "an accident waiting to happen" because people regularly ignore warning lights at the automatic half-barrier crossing.