Penzance level crossing to close after two deaths

The crossing at Long Rock near Penzance. Credit: ITV Westcountry

A level crossing near Penzance where a grandmother was killed will close today. Jeanette Nicholls was hit by a train as she crossed the line at Long Rock in October last year. She was the second person to die there.

The foot crossing will remain closed until a decision is made on improving its safety or shutting it permanently.

Network Rail called for the closure after it was recommended by the coroner at the inquest into the 73-year-old woman's death.

Jeanette Nicholls died after being hit by a train at Long Rock. Credit: family photograph

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