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Motorist Killed in Wreck with Amtrak Train

Posted November 27, 2000 6:00 a.m. EST

— Authorities are investigating a deadly wreck involving an Amtrak train and a car Monday night.

Investigators say Amtrak's Silver Palm slammed into a car parked on the tracks south of Hope Mills.

The man in the car was killed. No one on the train was injured.

Police say they think the driver of the car stopped on the tracks deliberately.