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KOBE (Kyodo) West Japan Railway Co. President Masao Yamazaki was charged with negligence Wednesday over the 2005 train crash in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, that killed 107 people and injured 562.

The accident occurred when a speeding train jumped a curve and slammed into an apartment building next to JR West’s Fukuchiyama Line on April 25, 2005.

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