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Swiss Train Crash Kills Driver, Injures 26

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Swiss rescue workers wheel a wounded person on a stretcher after two regional trains crashed head on near Granges-Pres-Marnand near Payerne in western Switzerland, July 29, 2013.

Swiss rescue workers wheel a wounded person on a stretcher after two regional trains crashed head on near Granges-Pres-Marnand near Payerne in western Switzerland, July 29, 2013.

Two trains have collided head-on in western Switzerland, killing one train's driver and injuring at least 26 passengers.

Officials say 46 passengers were on board the trains when the accident happened late Monday in Granges-pres-Marnand.

The cause of the collision was not immediately clear.

Last week, 79 people were killed in a train crash in the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela.
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