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3 dead in Canada train derailment

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A Via Rail train rests across the tracks after a derailment in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 26. Three people are confirmed dead with reports of as many as 60 trapped.

David Ritchie / Canadian Press via AP

Emergency crews help extract Via Rail employees from a derailed train car in Burlington, Ontario, Feb. 26

Via Rail spokeswoman Michelle Lamarche said the three people killed were all railroad employees who were riding in the locomotive at the front of the train when it derailed in Burlington, Ontario.

Lamarche said no passengers died but dozens were injured. She said 75 people were on board the train traveling from Niagara Falls to Toronto when it derailed Sunday afternoon near Aldershot station.

-- Reported by the Associated Press