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Metrolink train, dump truck collide in Pacoima; at least 13 hurt

Saturday, April 06, 2013
At least 13 people were hurt when a Metrolink train collided with a dump truck in Pacoima on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

At least 13 people were hurt when a Metrolink train collided with a dump truck in Pacoima on Saturday, April 6, 2013. (KABC Photo)

At least 13 people were hurt Saturday when a Metrolink train collided with a dump truck in Pacoima.

A Metrolink representative said the truck was crossing the tracks around 2:30 p.m. when it was struck by the train, which was carrying 190 people at the time.

Of the 13 people confirmed hurt, including the truck driver, nine were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The rest of the passengers were dropped off at the Sylmar Station.

The circumstances surrounding the crash were under investigation.

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