1. SPAIN CRASH

    Train Driver Bragged About Speed

    AP

    Hope this guy was having fun: the driver of the train that derailed Wednesday in Santiago de Compestela, Spain, made no secret of his speeding ways: he posted a photo on Facebook last year of a train’s speedometer at about 125 miles per hour, and said he was driving trains so fast he would “get a fine.” Garzon Amo, 52, is now in the hospital under police watch after the crash, which happened at high speed and killed 80 passengers. “We are human,” he said on the train’s black box recorder after the accident. “I hope there are no dead because they would fall on my conscience.” He became a fully authorized driver in 2003, and has worked for the Spanish railway Renfe for 30 years.

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