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Freight car derails in Mexico, falls on house, killing 5

(Source: Associated Press, January 18, 2017)

MEXICO CITY — A freight car carrying bulk corn derailed early Thursday in the northern suburbs of Mexico City, killing five people as it rolled over and crushed part of a house near the tracks. The victims were apparently crushed as they slept before dawn. The train car was owned by Kansas City Southern de Mexico.

Full story: ABC News

Friday, January 19, 2018

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