Man dies after his car is hit by a train

The car was hit by a train at a level crossing near Malton. Photo: ITV Tyne Tees

A 77-year-old man has died after his car was struck by a train at a rural crossing in North Yorkshire.

The crash happened just after 9 am on Wednesday morning at Ivy Lea rail crossing in Scampston, near Malton.

No passengers were reported to be injured but the train driver is being treated for shock.

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