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By Tim Leeds 

Train crash kills one, injures several, strands passengers

Amtrak crash near Bainville delays both westbound and eastbound traffic


Last updated 5/30/2020 at 6:15am

A crash between a westbound Amtrak train and a tractor on the eastern edge of Montana Friday morning killed the driver of the tractor, injured several Amtrak passengers and employees and delayed the trains running both westbound and eastbound on the Hi-Line.

Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said in a statement Friday night that the crass occurred about 10:41 a.m. Friday at a railroad crossing east of Wolf Point.

Sources report the driver of the John Deere sprayer that the train collided with at the crossing died as a result of the crash.

Magliari said none of the 64 Amtrak passengers or 10 cr...

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