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Amtrak train-tractor trailer collision occurs in North Carolina

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

Amtrak train-tractor trailer collision occurs in North Carolina

Posted on Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 4:09 pm    

A train belonging to the National Railroad Passenger Corp.- or Amtrak- collided with a tractor-trailer in Pleasant Hill near the Virginia line in mid-September.

According to Amtrak spokeswoman Kimberly Woods, around 267 passengers were onboard the Carolinian, which has daily routes between Charlotte and New York City, when the accident occurred.
Woods said she has no information yet as to the condition of the truck driver. Trips for the train were halted to give way for local authorities’ investigations.

North Carolina Department of Transportation spokeswoman Hannah Davis said no cars experienced derailment.

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