High-speed train derails in Italy; 2 railway workers killed

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MILAN (AP) – Italian authorities say a high-speed train has derailed in northern Italy, killing two railway workers and injuring 27 people.

Railway police official Girolamo Fabiano says the engine car completely detached and kept going, striking a railway building nearby.

The second car, a passenger car, ended up on its side, while the other cars remained upright. The high-speed train known as the Freccia Rossa had left Milan at 5:10 a.m. and was headed south to Bologna when it derailed.

Two of the injured were reported in serious condition.

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