Inquest into level crossing death

An inquest into the death of a teenage girl hit by a train has recorded a verdict of accidental death. Katie Littlewood, who was 15, was killed as she used a foot crossing in Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire.

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An inquest into the death of a teenage girl hit by a train has recorded a verdict of accidental death.

Katie Littlewood, who was 15, was killed as she used a foot crossing in Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire.

An investigation found that safety equipment including flashing lights and audible warning signals were all working.

Matt Hudson sent this report from the inquest in Hatfield.

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Inquest into death of teenage girl on Hertfordshire level crossing

Katie Littlewood was hit by a train in January last year Credit: ITV Anglia

An inquest is due to be held today into the death of a 15-year-old girl at a level crossing at Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire.

Katie Littlewood was hit by a train in January last year. An investigation found Network Rail hadn't replaced the crossing even though the benefits were found to exceed the cost of improvements.

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