Ten deaths at level crossings so far this year


Ten people have been killed on level crossings on the Czech rail network so far this year, which is around a quarter of the total number for 2009, the Czech News Agency reported. The latest victim was an 85-year-old man whose car was hit by a train running between Častolovice and Kostelec nad Orlicí in east Bohemia on Sunday. Two other people died in a similar accident on Saturday.