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Three die as train crashes into maintenance vehicle in Germany

Three people were killed and 13 injured when a German regional train collided with a digger which was working on the rail line south of Frankfurt early on Friday morning, Reuters reports.   

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Emergency services and employees of German rail operator Deutsche Bahn attend the scene following a crash between a regional train and a digger in Muehlheim near Offenbach, 9 miles south of Frankfurt, on April 13, 2012.

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Police officers stand next to the wreckage.