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NTSB faults parade plans in fatal train collision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lack of safety planning by parade organizers and the city of Midland, Texas, was faulted by federal investigators Tuesday in an accident last year in which a freight train rammed a […]


West Texas rail crossing had 10 previous accidents

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal records show there were 10 previous collisions at the same West Texas railroad crossing where a train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families. Records reviewed by […]


Train and truck collide in southeast Italy, 1 dead

ROME (AP) – A high-speed Italian train slammed into a truck at a railroad crossing Monday in southeast Italy, killing the train’s engineer and injuring 25 passengers, railway officials said. The truck got stuck on […]



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