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Amtrak train strikes stolen truck in Durham

Posted October 11, 2015

— An Amtrak train struck a stolen truck in the 3100 block of Hillsborough Road, near Hillandale Road, at about 7:45 a.m. Sunday, according to Durham police.

According to investigators, a person broke into Talbert Building Supply, at 3101 Hillsborough Road, during the night and stole a delivery truck. The suspect, or suspects, drove the truck through a fence and ended up on the train tracks.

The truck was abandoned on the tracks and was hit by the train. No injuries were reported.

No additional information was immediately available.


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