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Ukraine: Train collides with bus killing at least 6

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  • Six people die and 14 are injured when a train crashes into bus in Ukraine
  • Bus with 25 on board attempted to cross an unguarded railway crossing
  • Five people died at the scene, with a sixth dying later at a hospital
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(CNN) -- Six people were killed and at least 14 were injured Saturday when a train crashed into a passenger bus in Ukraine, officials said.

The crash occurred about 10 a.m. local time (3 a.m. ET) near Proshovo village, about 25 km (16 miles) from Ternopil in central Ukraine, Sergii Skvyrskyi, spokesman for the Ukrainian Duty Service, told CNN.

A passenger bus with 25 people on board attempted to cross an unguarded railway crossing and was struck by the train, he said.

Five people died at the scene scene, and a sixth died later at a hospital, he said. Fourteen people were hospitalized.

Ukraine's Interior Ministry is investigating the incident.

CNN's Per Nyberg contributed to this report.

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