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Breaking news: Two monorails crash at Disney World overnight, one Cast Member dead

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A monorail crash overnight killed one driver at Disney World, Orlando news stations are reporting. Two monorails  collided, and the driver of one is confirmed dead, with a Disney spokesperson issuing condolences to the family. A person who was on the scene reported to the news stations that they head a loud explosion and saw the mangled trains in the station. They tried to run to get people out of the front of the crashed train. They saw a family make it out, but the driver died at the scene and had to be cut out of the cab.

The monorails involved were the pink and purple trains, according to Local 6 in Orlando; one was backing up and struck the other.

The incident happened at 2 a.m. at the Ticket and Transporation Center, in the station.

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Comments

  • Jeremy 5 years ago

    What are the chances of this happening twice on in Washington and one in disney. kind of fishey

  • Allison 5 years ago

    This is horrible my heart goes out to the family of the Cast Member!!

  • Chuck 5 years ago

    I love the mono rails. my favorite beginning to a trip to Disney

  • The Truth Is Out There 5 years ago

    Jeremy,

    Not to mention, a little over a week since Michael Jackson died. OMG! Conspiracy! Maybe the monorail killed Steve McNair, too!

  • Derek 5 years ago

    Jeremy - shut up!

  • wiseman 5 years ago

    Jeremy is not a real person. He's a robot created by a real person. Many of them on twitter. Become aware.

  • kaitlyn 5 years ago

    me and my bro love riding on them espicially at magic hours!!:)

  • wayne 4 years ago

    they are my favorite ride