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Child is among 3 dead after Amtrak train hits a pickup truck in upstate New York

May. 19, 2024 15:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A child was among the three victims killed when a passenger train hit a pickup truck, officials said. The northbound Amtrak train hit a Dodge truck Friday evening in North Tonawanda, New York, a small town along the Niagara River between Niagara Falls and Buffalo,...

Freight train derailment, fire forces Interstate 40 closure near Arizona-New Mexico line

Apr. 26, 2024 23:23 PM EDT

LUPTON, Ariz. (AP) — A freight train carrying fuel derailed and caught fire Friday near the Arizona-New Mexico state line, forcing the closure of an interstate highway that serves as a key trucking route. Initial passersby posted video and photos on social media of crumpled train...