United States: One killed and 66 injured as truck crashes into sightseeing train in West Virginia

Posted on October 14, 2013 • Filed under: Tourists Injured, United-States

CNN reports that a logging truck collided with a passenger train on Friday afternoon in West Virginia, killing the truck driver and injuring 66 others, a local emergency official said. At least 12 people suffered serious injuries, said Randolph County emergency management director Jim Wise. The truck struck the train around 1:30 p.m. in the county of about 30,000 people in the east-central part of the state, said Shawn Dunbrack, the emergency management director in neighboring Pocahontas County. That county is one of two that were helping Randolph County respond to the incident. Read article

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