On January 29, a man suffered fatal personal injuries in Fayetteville after his truck was hit by an Amtrak passenger train at a River Road crossing.


According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the man had apparently attempted to drive around the crossing gate.


The man, whose identity has not yet been released, was ejected from the Toyota Tundra he was driving upon impact. The NCHP said the collision took place at approximately 4 p.m.


Amtrak says none of the 159 passengers aboard the train, which was en route to Savannah, Georgia, were reported to have been injured.

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