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Fears for train death youngster.

THE parents of a man killed by a train near Doncaster said they were "gravely concerned" about their granddaughter, who remains in a critical condition following the incident.

Richard Straw and his daughter, who has not been named, were hit by a train reported to be travelling at up to 100mph on a stretch of track north of Doncaster on Monday.

The girl was airlifted to Sheffield Children's Hospital, while Mr Straw, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His parents said in a statement: "We are devastated by the loss of our son Richard and remain gravely concerned for the welfare of our granddaughter, who is still in a critical condition in hospital.

British Transport Police said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident which happened close to a foot crossing on an isolated stretch of the line between Adwick and Bentley rail stations.
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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Jul 14, 2011
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