NTSB says Amtrak engineer didn’t use cellphone before crash
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. Wed, 06/10/2015 - 10:17am
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2 injured when Amtrak train hits car southeast of Raleigh
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. Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:17pm
Truck driver in Amtrak crash in NC has history of violations
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. Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:32pm
Investigators seek cause of Amtrak crash that injured 55
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. Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:53pm
Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash
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. Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:44am
Officials: 55 passengers injured in truck-train collision
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. Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:45am
Pedestrian hit, killed by Amtrak train in Burlington
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. Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:36am
Driver killed when Amtrak train hits van
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. Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:49am
Passenger train to Charlotte delayed after hitting 2 people in 2 cities
A train on its way to Charlotte was delayed after hitting two people in Durham and in Greensboro, according to authorities. Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:40pm
Person killed by train in Thomasville
One person has been killed after being struck by an Amtrak train in Thomasville. Wed, 03/27/2013 - 12:11pm