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Police have released a picture of the victim of a train crash yesterday in North Yorkshire.
Eric Ireland, who was 77, died after his car was struck by a train on a level crossing near Rillington.
British Transport Police say they are still investigating the circumstances of the collision.
A pensioner who died after the car he was in was hit by a train on a level crossing in North Yorkshire is expected to be named today. The crash happened at the Ivy Lea level crossing at Rillington near Malton yesterday morning.
Investigation work to establish how the car came to be on the crossing as the train approached will also continue.
The British Transport Police has named a man who died when his car was hit by a train on a level crossing on May 7. Eric Ireland, 77, from Moorsholme in Scampston, died at the scene. His family are being supported by specialist officers.
British Transport Police are set to continue investigating a rail accident that caused the death of a man near Malton, on Wednesday.
A First TransPennine Express train was evacuated after it hit a car on a level crossing.
The 77- year-old, who was driving, has not yet been identified. No-one else was hurt.
Railway engineers and the emergency services are investigating after a man died when his car was struck by a passenger train near Malton on Wednesday morning (7 May).
The First TransPennine Express train was evacuated, and the 77-year-old car driver was pronounced dead.
A man has died after his car was hit by a train at a level crossing in North Yorkshire.
Passenger, John Oxley was on the train and sent these pictures.
Emergency services have started the evacuation of a train which hit a car on a level crossing in North Yorkshire.
The driver of the car, a 77-year-old from Malton, died at the scene.
Passengers have ben tweeting from the train:
A 77-year-old man has died after a train hit his car at a level crossing in North Yorkshire.
It happened at Ivy Lea rail crossing in Scampston, near Malton shortly after 9am today.
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A man has died after his car was hit by a passenger train in North Yorkshire. The 77 year old's car was struck by the train near Malton.