Turkey train crash

This item appears on page 56 of the February 2019 issue.

In Ankara, Turkey, a high-speed passenger train collided with another vehicle and then an overpass at a train station on Dec. 13, killing at least nine people and injuring 47. The train, traveling southeast from Ankara to Konya, was carrying more than 200 passengers. The vehicle it struck was doing a track inspection at the time.