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Driver injured in crash with Amtrak train near Devils Lake

File PhotoDEVILS LAKE, N.D. – A Larimore man was hurt after his car was struck by an Amtrak train 6 miles east of Devils Lake and 2 1/2 miles north of U.S. Highway 2. It happened around 6:30 Wednesday morning at the railroad crossing on the 4600 block of 89th Ave NE in Ramsey County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says…

Multiple Fatalities After Amtrak Goes Off The Tracks In Washington State

The high-speed train was making its first run on newly constructed tracks when it derailed before 8 a.m. Monday.

DUPONT, Wash. (AP) _ A U.S. official says a train derailment outside of Seattle has killed at least six people and the death count is expected to rise. CNN is reporting that the Sheriff’s office says there are multiple victims inside the derailed cars; 77 people have been taken to local hospitals. The official who was briefed on the investigation…

Truck Crashes with Amtrak Train Near Granville

Nobody was injured but nearly a dozen train cars were damaged

File PhotoGRANVILLE, ND — A truck and trailer collided with an Amtrak train, causing damage to the engine and nearly a dozen train cars in McHenry County. Twenty-four-year-old Joshua Guse of Rugby was driving a Mack water truck when he failed to yield at the tracks two miles west of Granville. The crash happened shortly after 7:30 Thursday morning. The…

Man Hit by Amtrak Train Identified

The victim identified as Pernell M. Poitra, 51 years of age, from Moorhead, sustained serious injuries as a result of the incident.

FARGO, ND —  On June 22, at 2:26 AM, the Fargo Police Department responded to the 500 block of Roberts St., for a man struck by a train. When officers arrived on scene, they found an adult male laying on the north side of the tracks between Broadway and Roberts St. The victim identified as Pernell M. Poitra, 51 years…

More Snow on the Way for Western, Central North Dakota

Winds gusting to 60 miles per hour pushed the heavy snow into huge snowbanks in some locations

ND Plow Stuck in Snow North Dakota Highway PatrolHeavy snow and wind in western and central North Dakota forced this plow to stop working the roads. North Dakota Highway PatrolHeavy snow and wind in western and central North Dakota forced this plow to stop working the roads. Show Caption Hide Caption March 6-7 Blizzard North Dakota Highway PatrolPlows try to…

Amtrak Train Stuck For 13 Hours

The eastbound train on the Empire Builder Line between the Pacific Northwest and Chicago was to leave Minot late Tuesday but was delayed seven hours by the storm.

COURTESY: WADE LINGHORRUGBY, N.D. (AP) – An Amtrak passenger train with 111 people aboard got stuck for nearly 13 hours in northern North Dakota after a blizzard blocked the tracks with snow. The eastbound train on the Empire Builder Line between the Pacific Northwest and Chicago was to leave Minot late Tuesday but was delayed seven hours by the storm….

North Dakota Amtrak Passengers Stranded 13 Hours Are Now Moving

One Train Was Stuck Near Rugby , Delaying A Second Train West of Devils Lake

COURTESY: WADE LINGHOR  NORTH DAKOTA –Two Amtrak trains that were delayed due to one being stuck in deep snow near Rugby are rolling again. BNSF Railway crews helped free the eastbound Empire Builder after it was stuck in many feet of snow near Rugby. The train with a little more than 100 people on board was delayed for about 13…