1 Killed, 50 Injured in South African Train Collision

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Emergency services and police work at the scene of a train crash near Johannesburg. (AP Photo)

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.

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