An accident involving a truck and train on January 31st was apparently caused by the truck driver who was trying to drive around a cross block, Amtrak said.
Amtrak president Richard Anderson said the crash was caused by the truck driver who collided with the train carrying Republican members of Congress and their families.
One occupant of the garbage truck was killed and another occupant as well as the driver were injured. Several occupants of the train also sustained minor injuries.
The incident is under investigation. Read more at http://abcnews.go.com/US/truck-driver-gop-train-crash-attempting-circumvent-closed/story?id=52852394