November 24th, 2012
05:01 PM ET

Report: Train slams into vehicle in southern Italy, killing 6

Six people died after a train slammed into a vehicle early Saturday evening in southern Italy, the nation's official news agency reported, citing investigative and other sources.

Photos taken in Rossano showed what had once been a Fiat Multipla impaled against the front of the train - mangled and largely unrecognizable - as firefighters walked along the track.

A rescuer described the scene as "appalling," according to the official ANSA news agency.

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  1. Benn

    That is a genuine shame. We pray for all involved.

    November 24, 2012 at 6:31 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Stan

    I agree. People shouldn't ride trains and drunk. Ride and Drink = Bad.

    November 24, 2012 at 6:40 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Rascal Rabble

    trains always have the right away...whether yah drunk or yah sober...we need to reform railroad safety....the consistent body count is killing us...

    November 24, 2012 at 8:20 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    The gross weight of most trains are so immense, in most cases, it takes a train up to a mile stopping distance to fully halt it.

    November 24, 2012 at 10:12 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Trains have the capability to slam into most things, besides cars.

    November 24, 2012 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    While our Marxist government is working overtime to take our Second Amendment rights away, CNN IS mustering effort to single people out, to take thier freedom of speech away. "And don't think for a minute thier not".

    November 25, 2012 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse |