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Man dies after car struck by freight train at Yarnton level crossing

A man has died after a car was struck by a freight train at a level crossing in Oxfordshire.

British Transport Police (BTP) said officers were called to Sandy Lane level crossing, Yarnton, at 15:40 GMT.

It is believed two people were in the vehicle at the time. One of them was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second person in the car has been taken to hospital. Their condition is not yet known.

The train involved was travelling from Trafford Park to Southampton. The driver of the train is reported to be shaken but uninjured.

BTP said officers were at the scene working to establish how the car came to be on the track.

Cross Country and First Great Western rail services between Oxford and Banbury have been disrupted and replacement buses are in operation.

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