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Teenager named among victims of Croydon tram crash

A teenager described as a "friendly, genuine lad" has been named among the seven people killed when a tram derailed in Croydon.

The driver of the tram, a 42-year-old man from Beckenham, has been bailed by police amid suggestions it failed to brake before taking a corner at speed.

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Police: Six men and one woman died in Croydon tram crash

Seven people died after the tram overturned on Wednesday. Credit: Reuters

Six men and one woman died in the Croydon tram crash on Wednesday, British Transport Police have said.

Earlier on Thursday, Dane Chinnery, 19, was named as one those who died in the morning rush hour crash.

The identities of the other victims have not been released.

More than 50 people were injured when the tram left the track and flipped on its side.

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