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The West Australian’s AM briefing: Predator tests for Parliament, horror train crash and cop biter avoids jail



A man is fighting for life after a train was derailed by an iron ore truck, Scott Morrison has been urged to consider psychometric testing for parliamentary staff and a girl who bit a cop avoids jail.

Here are five must-read articles from The West Australian this morning.

Mercy flight to Perth after horror train crash

Camera IconThe collision north-east of Kalgoorlie Boulder. Credit: Neil Watkinson/Kalgoorlie Miner

A train engineer is still fighting for life after more than 12 hours after a horror crash with an ore truck in the Goldfields.

Police yesterday said they believed two engineers, both 70, were the only people aboard the train when it was derailed by an MLG truck about 2km east of Kalgoorlie on Yarri Road at 5.05pm on Monday.


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