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One dies when Amtrak train and dump truck collide in Alabama

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BESSEMER, Ala. (NBC) -

One person died in a violent collision between an Amtrak train and a dump truck in Bessemer, Alabama on Friday.

Emergency crews responded to the scene of the accident, which occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the central Alabama city just southwest of Birmingham on Friday.

Amtrak representatives said 124 passengers were on the train, but no other injuries were reported in the collision. 

The train was headed to New York from New Orleans.

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