Rescuers untangling Japan's worst train crash in decades have uncovered more bodies taking the death toll to 95.
A probe into possible negligence by operator West Japan Railway Co. has focused on the actions of the 23-year-old driver, his lack of experience and suspicions the train was speeding before it derailed and slammed into an apartment building. At least 458 people were injured.
Rescuers at the crash site in Amagasaki, about 250 miles west of Tokyo, found at least 16 bodies today, Hyogo state police said. They also found a body seated at the front of the train believed to be driver Ryujiro Takami, but that hadn't been confirmed.
The death toll was expected to rise further, with police saying an unknown number of victims were still in the wreckage. West Japan Railway, or JR West, said 47 people have contacted them saying their relatives or friends may have been on the train and are unaccounted for.
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