Witham: Tributes paid to factory worker killed on railway crossing (From Braintree and Witham Times)
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Witham: Tributes paid to factory worker killed on railway crossing
6:00pm Wednesday 30th January 2013 in News
Glowing tributes have been paid to a young father who died after being hit by a train on a railway crossing in Witham.
It is thought Michal Majzner, 30, was on his way to work at Village Glass on the Eastways Business Park when he was struck by a London Liverpool Street to Norwich train at the well-used Motts Lane crossing at about 5.40pm on Thursday.
Mr Majzner, who originated from Poland and was a night shift supervisor at the firm, was expected to come in for some overtime before his usual 10pm to 6am shift, but never arrived.
British Transport Police are still investigating the circumstances of his death, but it is widely believed to have been an accident.
The father-of-one had worked at Village Glass for about six years.
The firm refused to comment, but a colleague of Mr Majzner, who was affectionately known as ‘Little Mikey’, said: “It’s such a tragedy.
“He’ll be missed by all of us, he’ll never be forgotten."