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Firefighters at the scene of the tanker truck-train crash. Firefighters at the scene of the tanker truck-train crash.

2 dead after train collides with tanker truck carrying gasoline

Race against train believed to have caused the accident

At least two people are dead and four injured after a tanker truck carrying gasoline was struck by a freight train in Aguascalientes this morning.

According to initial reports, the truck was attempting to beat the train to a crossing in the community of Coyotes, to the south of the city of Aguascalientes.

The driver of the tanker and a passenger died trapped in the truck’s cab after the vehicle exploded and caught fire.

Source: Reforma (sp)

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