A rail worker who died after being trapped between two trains on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway has been named.
65 year old Bob Lund, from Beverley in East Yorkshire, became trapped between two carriages at Grosmont station yesterday. Paramedics were called but Mr Lund died at the scene.
Philip Benham, General Manager of the NYMR, said it happened during a routine shunting operation. An investigation is underway.
Rail services have resumed at a train station where a man was killed yesterday afternoon (Monday). The 67 year old died after being trapped between two carriages at Grosmont Station in North Yorkshire. The volunteer, with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, hasn't yet been named.
Investigations are continuing after a rail worker died after becoming trapped between two trains on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway near Whitby. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers say they don't believe there are any suspicious circumstances.
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North Yorkshire Police has issued an urgent health warning after a teenager died of a suspected drugs overdose.
Police were called to a house in York on Thursday night after a 16-year-old girl was reported to be critically ill. It's believed she had taken a yellow-white paste thought to contain amphetamine.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. A 26-year-old woman has also been detained.
Police are warning anyone who comes across the substance to avoid it.
Police have recovered a dinghy following the death of a man by the River Swale in North Yorkshire. Officers believe Mark Allan had taken an inflatable dinghy out on the river when the water was fast flowing. His body was discovered on Saturday on the river bank.
The dinghy was later found in the Catterick Bridge area close by. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
The scene of the crash on Wrekenton High Street, Gateshead.
A man in his 70s had died after being hit by a bus.
A body discovered today in Yarm was that of Cleveland's Head of Crime, Detective Chief Superintendent Stewart Swinson.
The father of two's body was discovered on a patch of land close to Yarm High Street shortly after nine twenty. The death isn't being treated as suspicious.
Tributes are tonight being paid to Chris Bainbridge, who died from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning during a camping holiday in the Lake District.
His wife, Jane, is still seriously ill at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.
The couple, from Darlington, had been staying in a wooden cabin at the Quiet Site Caravan Park in Watermillock at Ullswater when they were found.
Chris Sivers, from Darlington Borough Council said: "Just a really nice chap. Obviously as an employer is concerned he was a really good guy.
"Did a good job at work. He was a Management Information Officer so he did a lot of detailed work, returns to Government, that sort of thing. And just a really nice guy. Had a lot of friends in the office, he had a lot of friends throughout the council, and he'll be sorely missed."
Our correspondent Dan Ashby sent this report.