CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, S.C. — Several emergency crews were on the scene of a crash involving an Amtrak train early Friday morning near Patrick, in Chesterfield County.
Officials said that Amtrak train 92, carrying 191 passengers, collided with a tractor-trailer around 8 a.m. on Highway 1 near Polson Street.
The sheriff said the truck driver was OK but deputies were still investigating what led to the collision.
Officials said the train is the Silver Star, which travels daily between Miami and New York City, and that service has been temporarily suspended while the crew inspects the train for damage.
Authorities said personnel would be on scene throughout the day.
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