The driver of a loaded log truck that collided Friday with a sightseeing train carrying 63 passengers and four crewmembers on a scenic leaf-peeping circuit in West Virginia's mountains was the lone fatality in an accident that injured 23 others, authorities said.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is warning commuters that a traffic mess awaits them in southwest Connecticut for as long as a week until service is restored to Metro-North following a derailment that injured scores of passengers.
Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a woman who was killed in a two-vehicle crash three miles west of Thompson. Authorities said Patricia Griggs, 71, of rural Reynolds, N.D., died in the accident.
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