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Train driver right after deadly crash in Spain

Metanews: Driver of a train that came off the rails and killed at least 80 people in Spain has been named as Francisco Jose Garzon. He was under police guard in hospital on the Friday after the accident, which an official source said was caused by excessive speed. The eight-carriage train came off the tracks, hit a wall and caught fire just outside the pilgrimage destination Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night. It was one of Europe's worst rail disasters. State train company Renfe said the driver was a 30-year veteran of the firm with more than a decade of train driving experience. He had been driving trains on this line for about a year, the firm said.

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