Train Collides with Pickup Truck in Western New York

A train hit a pickup truck in western New York state killing three people, according to local officials. Amtrak train 281 was traveling north from New York to Niagara Falls when it hit the vehicle on the track, Amtrak said in a statement.The incident happened Friday, May 17. All of three of the passengers in the truck were pronounced dead at the scene Friday night in North Tonawanda, according to the city’s fire chief. There were no reported injuries to the 21 passengers and crew members on the train, Amtrak said.