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June 27, 2011 7:42 AM

Trucking firm in fatal Amtrak crash has string of violations

The trucking company involved in a devastating big-rig collision with an Amtrak passenger train was cited for 17 maintenance violations in 24 months, an online check of safety records showed. Six people were declared dead after the driver slammed into a California Zephyr train in a remote area of Nevada.

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