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Czech Train Derails

What: CityElefant passenger train
Where: North Bohemia, Czech Republic
When: June 28, 2010
Who: 1 dead, 11 injured
Why: The CityElefant passenger train traveling from Prague to Ústí nad Labem derailed at the Ústí nad Labem station while traveling at 67 mph, exceeding the 31 mph speed limit. The train derailed on a point switch and its first carriage bumped into a concrete wall that ripped it up.

The driver was killed and 11 passengers were injured.