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3 killed when Amtrak train hits car in Northern California

BRENTWOOD, California — Three people were killed Sunday afternoon when an Amtrak commuter train crashed into a car in Northern California, authorities said.

The accident happened around 1 p.m. in Brentwood, about an hour’s drive southeast of San Francisco, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Three people died at the scene. Two adults and a child were taken to hospitals, but there was no immediate information on their condition, KRON-TV reported.

The victims were in the four-door sedan when it was hit. The car came to a stop about 60 meters from the tracks.

There were 80 people on board the Amtrak train, but no one was injured, officials said.

The crash was investigated.

An Amtrak train attendant walks toward the scene after colliding with a vehicle in Brentwood, California.
An Amtrak train attendant walks toward the scene after colliding with a vehicle in Brentwood, California.
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A vehicle is damaged after colliding with an Amtrak train in Brentwood, California.
A vehicle is damaged after colliding with an Amtrak train in Brentwood, California.
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Contra Costa Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the scene after an Amtrak train collided with a vehicle in Brentwood, California.
Contra Costa Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating the scene after an Amtrak train collided with a vehicle in Brentwood, California.
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https://nypost.com/2022/06/27/3-killed-as-amtrak-train-hits-car-in-northern-california/ 3 killed when Amtrak train hits car in Northern California

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