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Fuel tanker hit by freight train in fiery Texas crash

A road tanker carrying more than 8,000 gallons of fuel was hit by a freight train in Wills Point, near Dallas, Texas, early Thursday, causing an explosion.


Investigators look into Md. train derailment

Investigators looking into Maryland's train derailment are watching videos, studying track conditions and pouring over maintenance records.


Train derailment kills two women in Maryland, delays 9/11 hearing

Train Derailment

A freight train derailed early Tuesday while crossing an overpass west of Baltimore, spilling tons of coal on top of two 19-year-old women who were sitting on the bridge and killing them, police said.


Fiery train derailment in Ill. leads to evacuation

A freight train loaded with ethanol crashed and exploded Friday, sending up bright orange flames and plumes of smoke that could be seen miles away and forcing the evacuation of a small town in northern Illinois.


Possible bomb found after train hits woman

A police bomb squad was investigating the discovery of a suspicious device found near the body of a woman who was struck and killed by a freight train near a northwest Seattle park.


Freight train derails in Italy, kills 12, burns 50

Freight train derails in Italy, kills 12, burns 50

A freight train derailed and plowed into houses in a small Italian town, setting off an explosion and fire that killed at least 12 people — many as they slept in their homes — and injured at least 50, officials said Tuesday.


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