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Train Collision at São Cristóvão Station in Rio Kills Driver, Injures 8

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Early Wednesday morning (February 27th), two commuter trains collided when one train smashed into the rear of another at the São Cristóvão station in Rio de Janeiro's North Zone.

"At the time, we only thought about running," said Amanda Cristina dos Santos Campos who witnessed the collision to Globo news. "The noise of the iron being twisted was very loud," she added.

The accident occurred at around 6:50AM while one of the trains was stopped at the São Cristóvão Station, one . . .

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