Truck Fell From Cliff, Landed on Train Tracks. 34 Are Dead
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Dozens more injured after passenger train hits truck, partially derails
(Newser) – A passenger train smashed into a truck on its tracks and partially derailed outside a rail tunnel along Taiwan's east coast Friday, killing 34 people and injuring dozens, local police said. Survivors were climbing out windows and onto roofs to reach safety, the AP reports. Officials in Hualien county said rescue efforts were continuing. The crash occurred near the Toroko Gorge scenic area around 9am on a public holiday. Media reported 350 passengers were on board. Reports said a truck fell from a cliff above and…
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