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Truck driver in Amtrak crash in NC has history of violations

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Court records show the truck driver whose oversized rig derailed an Amtrak passenger train and injured 55 people is a convicted felon with a long history of traffic citations. Full story...
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Investigators seek cause of Amtrak crash that injured 55

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State and federal investigators are piecing together how an oversized tractor-trailer came to be stopped on the tracks where an Amtrak passenger train derailed this week in North Carolina and why there was apparently no warning given to the engineer. Full story...
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Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash

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A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication that Amtrak was warned before a passenger train crashed into the truck and injured 55 people. Full story...
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Officials: 55 passengers injured in truck-train collision

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Authorities say at least 55 people were injured after an Amtrak train collided with a tractor-trailer that was stuck on the tracks. One of the injuries was serious. Full story...
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Pedestrian hit, killed by Amtrak train in Burlington

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Burlington police say a pedestrian is dead after being struck by an Amtrak train. A statement from police says emergency personnel responded to a call on Tuesday and found the body of a man near the tracks. Full story...
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Driver killed when Amtrak train hits van

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State transportation officials say a woman was killed when her van was hit by an Amtrak passenger train in Mebane. Multiple media outlets report a spokeswoman for the N.C. Department of Transportation said the Piedmont passenger train was traveling west when it hit the van at a railroad crossing around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday. Full story...
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Passenger train to Charlotte delayed after hitting 2 people in 2 cities

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A train on its way to Charlotte was delayed after hitting two people in Durham and in Greensboro, according to authorities. Full story...
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Person killed by train in Thomasville

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One person has been killed after being struck by an Amtrak train in Thomasville. Full story...
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Amtrak offers bus service to link Wilmington to railroad

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Starting tomorrow you can catch a bus in Wilmington that will take you right to the Amtrak station in Wilson. The next stop is your choice. Full story...
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Wilmington OKs loading point for Amtrak bus service

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Amtrak may have found a loading point in Wilmington for its buses. The city of Wilmington has given Amtrak permission to use a downtown intersection for a bus stop after Wave Transit rebuffed a request from Amtrak to use Forden Station. Full story...
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