The inquest into the death of a 22-year-old from Bletchingdon who died when he was struck by a train at the Roundham crossing opens today.

Nicholas Beerman died on March 25 on the railway line near Langford Lane in Kidlington.

The incident happened just before noon and shut the railway lines between Oxford and Banbury for two hours.

The inquest will open at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court, in New Road, at 1.10pm.