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Lorry driver appears in court over train crash

A lorry driver accused of causing a train crash has appeared in court. Oswald Davies from Llanboidy in Carmarthenshire was using a level crossing near Whitland when his hay lorry and trailers were struck by a Milford Haven to Manchester train last December.

Davies is charged with endangering the lives of railway passengers. Swansea Magistrates released him on bail until he appears before the city's crown court in in October.