Minor injuries in train vs. cement truck crash near I-80 and Derby Dam

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - The Nevada Highway Patrol is on scene of a crash involving the Amtrak California Zephyr train and a cement truck.

An Amtrak train hit a cement truck on the tracks at Derby Dam on Thursday, February 20, 2020.

It was reported around 10:20 a.m. Thursday, February 20, 2020 on I-80 near Derby Dam.

NHP says minor injuries were reported.

Amtrak says there were 78 passengers on board, and none reported any injuries. The train had been en route from Chicago to Emeryville, CA.

Amtrak Police and local law enforcement are investigating, but Amtrak says the cement truck was on the tracks before the collision.

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