NV: Six People Confirmed Dead in Amtrak-Big Rig Crash

The death toll in a collision between a big rig and an Amtrak train has been raised to six tonight. The truck slammed into the California Zephyr Friday in the remote Nevada desert, about 300 miles east of the train's destination, a San Francisco suburb. Twenty-eight people are still listed as missing. Tonight the Associated Press reports the trucking company involved in the accident has been cited repeatedly by state authorities for operating in an unsafe manner, including having one truck taken off the road because its tires were completely bald.

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