Monday, January 29, 2007

INCIDENT: Wokingham MCB 24/01/07

A teenager died after reportedly jumping the barrier at Wokingham MCB crossing and being hit by a passing train.

BBC News:

Comment - Just over a year since the Elsenham double fatality, now another teenager killed by crossing against warning lights to catch a train and being hit by another travelling in the opposite direction. Amongst all the warm words for a 'talented and gifted' teenager - who, lest we forget, knowingly jumped a barrier to cross the line - I don't see many for the train driver involved...


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