2 Dead, 1 Injured In Semi-Train Collision

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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A locomotive train traveling from Wichita
to Fort Worth, Texas, slammed into a propane tanker truck in
north-central Oklahoma today.

The crash triggered a huge explosion that killed two people and
injured a third.

The injured truck driver was flown by medical helicopter to Via
Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis in Wichita with
third-degree burns over at least 50 percent of his body.

Union Pacific spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza-Williams says the
truck was on the train tracks when the locomotive slammed into it.

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