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10 Dead After Train Derails In France

Officials say "excessive speed" contributed to the crash.

By Ben Lawson | November 14, 2015

Ten people are dead and 32 are injured after a train derailed in France. 

The train ended up catching fire and becoming partially submerged in a canal. A reporter with French newspaper Dernieres Nouvelles d’Alsace saw injured people taken away by helicopter. 

The crash happened during a test run of the Paris-Strasbourg high-speed line near the German border. Officials say it was caused by "excessive speed."

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