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Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Four N. Texas Congressmen Aboard Train Involved In Deadly Accident

VIRGINIA (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas Senator Ted Cruz and four North Texas GOP Congressmen were among the lawmakers on board an Amtrak train involved in a deadly accident in Crozet, Virginia near Charlottesville Wednesday morning. The train hit a dump truck, killing one man, seriously injuring another. A third passenger in the truck walked away. Representative Pete Sessions of Dallas, who was aboard the train, said Amtrak representatives told him and others that the truck driver was responsible for what happened. Sessions said, “The way they said it to us was the (train) engineers were 100 percent. It just happened. There was no warning. He attempted to out-run the train. I have no reason to assume that it was anything other than stupidity involved.” Amtrak released a statement saying local law enforcement is investigating the accident. The NTSB sent a team of investigators to the crash site.

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