Rail dispatcher charged in deadly German train collision

July 18, 2016 12:52 PM

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BERLIN – German prosecutors have charged a railway dispatcher with negligent homicide in the collision of two commuter trains in Bavaria earlier this year that killed a dozen people.

The dispatcher, whose name has not been released in line with German privacy laws, also faces 89 counts of causing bodily harm in addition to the 12 counts of negligent homicide, the dpa news agency reported Monday.

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