ALBERTA

One Dead In Train Crash In Northwestern Alberta

04/21/2015 11:06 EDT | Updated 06/21/2015 05:59 EDT
NAMPA, Alta. - The driver of a semi has been killed in a collision with a CN freight train in northwestern Alberta.

Canadian National Railway says the crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 2 in the village of Nampa, about 460 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

Eleven empty tanker cars derailed, but no dangerous goods spilled.

The truck driver was the only occupant of the truck, but police have not released a name.

No member of the crew aboard the northbound train was injured.

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