Passenger train derails in Spain, killing 4

MADRID (AP) – Spanish authorities say a passenger train has derailed in the northwestern Galicia region.

Officials say at least four people are dead and several others have been injured..

The Galician regional government said the accident Friday occurred at 9:30 a.m. (0730 GMT) in Porrino. That’s about 450 kilometers (280 miles) northwest of Madrid.

The train was traveling from Vigo to Porto, in neighboring Portugal.

Spanish media said the train was carrying around 60 passengers.

The train had three cars. The front one came completely off the track and hit a post next to the line, leaving it leaning to one side. The back two cars were partly off the tracks.

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