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Authorities work the scene where a freight train collided with a tractor-trailer rig that landed on rail tracks in the Columbia River Gorge after veering off Washington state Highway 14 and going over an embankment Feb. 7, near Stevenson, Wash. No one was injured.

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Train crunches semi truck in Stevenson

STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a freight train collided with a tractor-trailer rig that landed on rail tracks in the Columbia River Gorge after veering off Washington state Highway 14 and going over an embankment. While the Washington state Department of Transportation tweeted that the “train peeled back the semi-trailer like a can of sardines,” no one was injured in the Thursday afternoon crash east of Stevenson.

February 8, 2013 12:44 p.m. read more..

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