Train driver killed as train hits crane on Dutch crossing

February 23, 2016 12:13 PM

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A commuter train derailed after slamming into a crane which was crossing the tracks early Tuesday in the eastern Netherlands, killing the train’s driver and injuring seven passengers, the local mayor said.

Police said they detained the driver of the crane for questioning as part of their investigation into the cause of the crash.

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