Fatal train crash in New Zealand

<p>A Tranz Rail locomotive engineer was killed in freight train accident near Stratford in Taranaki at 2 am on Friday (July 26).</p> <p>The train derailed, trapping the driver and his assistant in the cab. The assistant is seriously injured.</p> <p>Investigations into the accident are underway. </p> <p>Tranz Rail managing director Michael Beard said he would not speculate on possible causes until the investigation was complete.</p> <p>The train consisted of two locomotives and 30 wagons.</p> <br />