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MEXICO CITY (May 22, 2001 11:22 a.m. EDT) - One person was killed and 37 injured when a light rail train smashed into the back of another train in Mexico City, officials said.

A 60-year-old man was killed in Monday's crash, officials said. Crews rescued all others from the wreckage. The injured were taken to area hospitals.

The train smashed into the back of a train stopped on a curve in the tracks shortly after 9:30 p.m. between the Tasquena station and the outlying district of Xochimilco in the southern part of the city. The cause was not immediately known.

-- Rachel Gibson (, May 23, 2001

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