US train derails after collision
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US train derails after collision near New York

A passenger train has derailed near New York, after hitting a work train, US officials say.

The incident occurred at New Hyde Park in Nassau County.

Dozens of people were hurt, but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

"It's still under investigation, but the cause of the derailment was two trains striking each other, a work train and a regular passenger train," said Nassau county executive, Edward Mangano.

  • 09 Oct 2016
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