One person has died after a car was hit by a train on a level crossing near Exeter.
Officers were called to the railway track near Stoke Canon shortly after 6am on Thursday morning.
The train was travelling from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads station.
One person, a 23-year-old man from Exeter who was believed to be the driver of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.
British Transport Police officers said the man's next of kin have been informed.
All rail lines were blocked between Exeter St Davids and Taunton for most of the day, with replacement buses put in place.
The lines reopened around 8pm, but passengers were advised to expect some residual delays as services resumed.
'Incidents are being treated as linked' - British Transport Police
In a statement, British Transport Police said the fatal collision is currently being linked to three other incidents that happened near the railway line on Thursday (March 28) morning.