1 Killed in Shafter Train Accident on Santa Fe Way near Orange Street
Shafter, California (May 14, 2022) – One person died following a collision involving a train near Shafter on Friday afternoon, according to the authorities.
The crash was reported shortly after 2 p.m. on Friday, May 13, on Santa Fe Way near Orange Street.
A vehicle was reportedly pinned underneath an Amtrak train following the collision.
1 Dies in Shafter Train Collision on Santa Fe Way
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Passengers on the train were treated for minor injuries following the crash.
The train was carrying 137 people at the time of the accident, and all were evacuated safely.
Authorities are gathering more information to determine what led up to the collision.
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