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Madeline Bott petitions for level crossing upgrades in wake of fiance’s death in crash | The Border Mail



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A WOMAN is turning her grief into action after the tragic loss of her fiance in a level crossing accident on the outskirts of the Riverina. Ethan Hunter was just 27-years-old when he was driving a B-double truck with work colleague Mark Fenton, 50, carting gypsum through Bribbaree in late February. Both men were killed when their truck collided with a freight train at a crossing with only a stop sign and what Mr Hunter’s fiancee Madeline Bott described as “bushes disrupting a clear view”. IN OTHER NEWS: “I’ve had some people saying things like ‘stop means stop’ and ‘don’t race trains’, but they don’t understand that there were other factors at play,” she said. “There’s dust,…

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