[USA] Passenger Train De-Rails Killing two

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An Amtrak passenger train struck a dump truck loaded with gravel and derailed Tuesday, killing two people, police said.

Both of the people who died were in the dump truck, said police spokesman Jim Sughrue.

There were no serious injuries among the roughly 200 passengers on the train, he said.

The collision knocked the train's engine and two lead cars off the tracks, The upended dump truck came to rest nearby.

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