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Truck collides with train in Texas, causing large explosion

8 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

CAMERON, Texas - A tractor-trailer and a freight train collided Tuesday morning in central Texas, causing a large explosion and fire, authorities said.
There were no immediate reports of injuries after the collision in Cameron, about 130 miles south of Dallas. Homes in the immediate area were evacuated as the fire burned, authorities said.
Milam County Judge Steve Young tells TV station KBTX that the truck hit the train, causing 14 train cars to derail.
Milam County Sheriff Chris White said the train was carrying coal and gasoline, which caused the large fire. He said the back of the train...
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'By the grace of God' no one hurt in train crash and explosion, Texas sheriff says

8 days ago   |   By ABC

Video captured Tuesday morning showed a large fire and tower of smoke where a train and 18-wheeler collided in central Texas.
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WATCH: Huge EXPLOSION in Texas after train collides with 18-wheeler truck

WATCH: Huge EXPLOSION in Texas after train collides with 18-wheeler truck

8 days ago   |   By RT

First responders in Cameron, Texas are battling a huge blaze caused by an explosion after a train and an 18-wheeler truck collided. Eyewitness footage captured the moment a huge fireball rose over the site.
Local reports indicate both the train conductor and truck driver escaped the crash, which occurred at a grade crossing. Footage from the scene shows train cars flipped and aflame.
BREAKING : 25 News is on the way to a scene in Cameron where a train collided with an 18-wheeler, more information will be released as it becomes available. pic.twitter.com/y62oesPbct - 25NewsKXXV February 23...
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