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A train at Denver International Airport jolted passengers forward early Saturday morning.

DENVER — Several people were injured early Saturday morning after a train at Denver International Airport jolted passengers forward, officials said.

It happened at 1:54 a.m. on an Automated Guideway Transit System train that was moving from the east to the west side of the airport, DIA spokesman Heath Montgomery said.

As the train approached the final stop at the terminal platform, it encountered a software problem that caused it to suddenly decelerate, causing passengers to jolt forward.

There were 47 people on the train and once at the terminal, several passengers reported injuries, Montgomery said.

Paramedics evaluated 27 passengers, three of whom were transported to the hospital. One child was taken in a private car to the hospital as a precaution.

The train cars were been taken out of service and replaced with other units, Montgomery said.