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One dead after train hits car on level crossing

A man has died after a train hit a car on a level crossing near Diss, Suffolk.

Emergency services were called to Palgrave level crossing just before 6.15pm on Saturday 29 September.

Emergency services at Palgrave level crossing Credit: ITV News Anglia

"BTP officers were called to Palgrave Crossing, Palgrave, Suffolk on Saturday 29 September after a report that a car had been struck by a train. Officers from BTP and Suffolk Constabulary attended the incident which was reported to us at 18.14hrs.

"Colleagues from Suffolk Fire and Rescue and East of England Ambulance Services also attended but unfortunately the male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Their next of kin have been informed.

"The incident is being treated as non-suspicious.’

– British Transport Police