Spain train crash leaves 4 dead, dozens injured

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  • Train crash in northern Spain
  • Four dead, 47 injured

(CNN)A train traveling from the Spanish city of Vigo to Oporto in Portugal has "derailed, causing deaths and injuries," according to officials.

A spokeswoman for the rail company Renfe told CNN that at least three people died, including the driver, after the train went off the tracks at about 9.25 a.m. local time near O Porrino station in Pontevedra, Galicia.
    The regional government in Galicia later confirmed that a fourth person had died and 47 suffered injuries.
      Police and emergency services transported some of the injured to hospitals by helicopter and ambulance.
      The train was traveling to Oporto in Portugal.
      A statement issued by Renfe said that the train was carrying 63 passengers, as well as the driver and another staff member.
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