Report from the crash scene

A man has been killed and train services from the South West to London severely disrupted after a train struck a car at a level crossing near Taunton. It happened at the Athelney crossing at around 6.30 am. Our Somerset Correspondent David Woodland has sent this report from the scene:

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Fatal level crossing crash

A man has been killed after a car became trapped under a mainline train on a level crossing near Taunton. There is major disruption on trains between London Paddington and Plymouth