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Train derailment kills 1 and hurts 40 in Italy

By the CNN Wire Staff
A firefighter works on the derailed train next to the central station of Naples on August 6, 2010.
A firefighter works on the derailed train next to the central station of Naples on August 6, 2010.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • A 71-year-old man is killed when a train derails near Naples
  • It critically injured one person
  • It caused less serious injuries to about 40 people
RELATED TOPICS
  • Italy

(CNN) -- A train derailed outside of Naples, Italy, Friday, killing one person and leaving about 40 injured, a railroad service spokesman said.

A 71-year-old man died, and one passenger is in critical condition, said Giustiniano Carmine, a spokesman for the Circumvesuviana rail service. Most of the other injuries were minor, he said.

Investigators plan to review video images from inside the train as they try to learn what caused the wreck, he said.