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Dump truck crashes with Amtrak in Maine, leaving one dead

A commercial truck driver was killed when his tractor trailer crashed into Amtrak’s Downeaster train Tuesday morning at an intersection in the town of North Berwick, Maine. According to an Amtrak statement, no other serious injuries have been reported among the 109 passengers aboard the train, which provides routine connections between Portland, Maine, and Boston. Raw video published on the Boston Globe’s website shows an aerial view of the overturned truck and a long stretch of railroad track covered with litter. One of the train’s end cars appears to be charred and firefighters can be seen erecting a ladder onto ... Read More