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    Truck-Train Collision in Poland Kills One, Injures 27 (PHOTOs)

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    The deadly accident took place near Daleszewo, northwestern Poland on Wednesday afternoon, local media reported, citing police services.

    The truck, carrying timber collided with Szczecin-Zielona Gora train at about 01:00 p.m. local time [09:00 a.m. GMT]. 

    According to Polish TVN broadcaster, one of the 27 injured suffered severe injuries. The Szczecin-Kostrzyn trail route is closed due to damaged traction network and supporting pillars.

    ​As the reports in local media outlets say, police, firefighters and medical services have been deployed to the site. All those wounded were taken to a hospital.

    The major cause of the collision is still unknown. The local railway workers are working on the substitute bus communication network.


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