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Boy killed by train in Vaud

National News // Dec. 18, 2017

A 12 year old boy was killed by a train on Friday evening. Vaud police say he was walking along the tracks near Aigle when a train struck him with such force he was thrown into a nearby field. He died on the spot.

Alain GAVILLET/wikipedia Boy killed by train in Vaud

The boy was Eritrean and had left a home for asylum seekers in Collombey in canton Valais.

An investigation has been launched. 

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