Half rail crossing deaths are under 21

Some 19 people were killed by trains on level crossings in the Netherlands in 2007, 10 of them under the age of 21, the AD reports on Tuesday.

In total, there were 72 accidents on level crossings. Rail operator Prorail said youngsters were more prone to take risks.

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