1 killed, 50 injured in South African train collision

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1 killed, 50 injured in South African train collision
1 killed, 50 injured in South African train collision

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – South African paramedics say a train driver was killed and 50 other people were injured in a train collision at a station near Johannesburg.

Paramedic company ER24 described the injuries in the accident at Elandsfontein on Thursday as “minor to moderate.” It said in a statement that injured travelers were taken to hospitals.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the collision.

Emergency services and police work at the scene of a train crash near Johannesburg, Thursday, June 1, 2017. South African paramedics say a train driver was killed and 50 other people were injured in the collision at a station near Johannesburg. (AP Photo)
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