Accident investigators said Wednesday that the engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn't using his cellphone in the moments before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, deepening the mystery of what caused the accident.
Authorities say two people were injured when the car they were in was struck by an Amtrak train at a grade crossing in North Carolina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A train on its way to Charlotte was delayed after hitting two people in Durham and in Greensboro, according to authorities.
One person has been killed after being struck by an Amtrak train in Thomasville.