Posted: Mar 1, 2010 12:06 PM
Updated: Mar 1, 2010 12:06 PM
MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a pickup truck driver has died after colliding with an Amtrak train in rural Ventura County.
Amtrak spokesman Vernae Graham says the northbound Pacific Surfliner collided with the truck at a private crossing in Moorpark shortly before 10:30 a.m. Monday.
Nobody on the train was hurt but three other trains were delayed up to 1½ hours.
Sherri Wilson, a CHP office supervisor, says a man in his 40s was breathing and coherent when he was pulled from the wreckage of the Toyota Tundra but he died at the scene.
His name has not been released and the CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
Moorpark is about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at email@example.com, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
Get deals up to 80% off here!
Find the lowest gas prices in your area
Submit your photos to KSBY
Check out our calendar of events
Watch Daybreak Web Videos in full
Save with Hot Deals across our counties!
Events across the Central Coast
Follow The CW5 on Facebook.
The KSBY online public file.
What do you think? Leave us your feedback.
KSBY is your official CA Lottery station for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties