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High-speed train derails in Italy; 2 railway workers killed

Feb 06, 2020 - Associated Press

OSPEDALETTO LODIGIANO, Italy (AP) - A high-speed passenger train derailed in northern Italy before dawn Thursday on the heavily used Milan-Bologna line, with the engine completely detaching and hurtling 100 yards before slamming into a train service car on an adjacent track. Two train workers were killed and 28 people were injured, authorities said.

The state-railway Freccia Rossa train went off the rails in the Italian countryside about 5:30 a.m. (0430 GMT) while traveling at nearly 300 k...