INCIDENT: Marston AHB, Derbyshire 10th May 2008
A man was killed when his car was hit by a train after stopping on the automatic half-barrier crossing at Marston on Dove, Derbyshire. There were no serious injuries reported on the train, which did not derail.
Ian Hakes, 43, was inside his green Mazda when it was hit by the 15:28 East Midlands Trains service from Derby to Crewe. Two of the train's 54 passengers were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
He was due to be sentenced at Stafford Crown Court for possessing an imitation firearm.
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