Raw video: Amtrak train collides with dump truck

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July 11, 2011, 1:03 pm

(NECN: N. Berwick, Maine) - An Amtrak train has collided with a dump truck in North Berwick, Maine. Both caught on fire.

The truck driver was killed and at least four others were injured. None of the train's 112 passengers or two crew members suffered life-threatening injuries.

The train was part of Amtrak's Downeaster service. It connections Portland, Maine to Boston, Massachusetts.

Service on the route was delayed after the collision.

Police say safety lights were flashing and gates were down when a tractor-trailer crossed into the path of an Amtrak train that hit the truck.

Tags: Amtrak, dump truck, Downeaster service, Amtrak crash
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