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BNSF trains collide in Texas

Two BNSF Railway Co. trains were traveling on the same track when they collided head-on yesterday morning near Panhandle, Texas.

Three crew members are missing, and one crew member was injured after he jumped from the train before the collision, according to local news reports. Each train had a conductor and an engineer on board.

Federal Railroad Adminstration officials arrived on the scene yesterday and are investigating, the agency announced on Twitter.

The collision resulted in a fire that burned into the night. Flames were blocking emergency personnel's efforts to find the missing crew members.


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