Expoland coaster derailment kills one, injures dozens in Osaka

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An axle on one of six roller coaster cars broke, causing the accident at Expoland in Osaka, 255 miles west of Tokyo, Kyodo News agency reported. Osaka police official Kaoru Tanaka said a woman was killed. Fire department official Naokazu Norigami said 34 people were taken to hospitals. He said one person sustained a head injury but others were apparently not seriously hurt.

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