Man killed and child injured at crossing

A man died and a young child was injured when they were hit by a train yesterday close to a foot crossing on a stretch of track in South Yorkshire.

British Transport Police said the incident happened close to Adwick station, near Doncaster, at 12.28pm. The girl, who is believed to be three years old, is in a critical condition.

The man, who is thought to be 28 years old and from Bentley, was pronounced dead at the scene.