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

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UPDATE: Click here for my update with more informtion, including a link to video footage shot immediately after the crash.

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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