NTSB to meet on 2011 Nevada accident involving truck and Amtrak track
(Source: National Transportation Safety Board press release, October 26, 2012)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a Board meeting to determine the probable cause of the crash involving a commercial truck that struck an Amtrak train in Miriam, Nevada.
On June 24, 2011, a Peterbilt truck-tractor pulling two empty trailers struck the left side of an Amtrak train that was passing through a grade crossing. The truck driver, train conductor and four train passengers were fatally injured. Fifteen train passengers and one crew member were injured.
Event: Board Meeting
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, 9:30 a.m. (EDT)
Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Participants: NTSB Board Members
Friday, October 26, 2012
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