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November 23, 1988 | Associated Press
An Amtrak train hit a logging truck at a highway crossing Tuesday, injuring 10 people and slicing the truck in half, authorities said. The train did not derail, Amtrak spokeswoman Debbie Hare said. Officials said the truck's driver apparently failed to yield for the train.
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June 5, 1992 | Associated Press
An Amtrak train on its way to New York from New Orleans struck a garbage truck and derailed Thursday morning, slightly injuring 10 people, authorities said. The train was carrying about 60 passengers and 10 crew members, an Amtrak spokesman said. The truck driver had left his truck when its undercarriage got stuck on the track.
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June 5, 1992 | Associated Press
An Amtrak train on its way to New York from New Orleans struck a garbage truck and derailed Thursday morning, slightly injuring 10 people, authorities said. The train was carrying about 60 passengers and 10 crew members, an Amtrak spokesman said. The truck driver had left his truck when its undercarriage got stuck on the track.
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July 6, 1990 | Associated Press
An Amtrak train collided with a tractor-trailer rig Thursday, injuring six people, authorities said. Four of the injured were reported in good condition at Jeff Anderson Regional Hospital; the others were treated at Riley Memorial Hospital, hospital officials said.
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March 11, 1988 | United Press International
Two people were killed when a train carrying booster segments for the first post-Challenger shuttle flight collided with a car in Mississippi, NASA officials said. The booster segments did not appear to be damaged in the accident Wednesday, and the train continued its trip to Florida, the officials said.
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May 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A passenger train crashed into a truck, injuring 29 people, less than 24 hours after another Amtrak train smashed into a string of freight cars in Indiana in an accident that injured 26. The latest accident occurred when a train traveling from Chicago to New Orleans struck a log truck at a private railroad crossing near a lumberyard in Durant, Miss. Authorities said no flashing lights or signs marked the crossing.
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July 6, 1990 | Associated Press
An Amtrak train collided with a tractor-trailer rig Thursday, injuring six people, authorities said. Four of the injured were reported in good condition at Jeff Anderson Regional Hospital; the others were treated at Riley Memorial Hospital, hospital officials said.
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May 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A passenger train crashed into a truck, injuring 29 people, less than 24 hours after another Amtrak train smashed into a string of freight cars in Indiana in an accident that injured 26. The latest accident occurred when a train traveling from Chicago to New Orleans struck a log truck at a private railroad crossing near a lumberyard in Durant, Miss. Authorities said no flashing lights or signs marked the crossing.
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November 23, 1988 | Associated Press
An Amtrak train hit a logging truck at a highway crossing Tuesday, injuring 10 people and slicing the truck in half, authorities said. The train did not derail, Amtrak spokeswoman Debbie Hare said. Officials said the truck's driver apparently failed to yield for the train.
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March 11, 1988 | United Press International
Two people were killed when a train carrying booster segments for the first post-Challenger shuttle flight collided with a car in Mississippi, NASA officials said. The booster segments did not appear to be damaged in the accident Wednesday, and the train continued its trip to Florida, the officials said.
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