A derailed Amtrak train near the Colorado-Nebraska border means train service will be shut down for several days.
Amtrak says a small number of passengers have been taken to hospitals after a train carrying about 175 people between San Francisco and Chicago derailed in Nebraska near the Colorado border.
Federal authorities plan to look into the driving and medical records of the semitrailer driver who died when the truck slammed into an Amtrak train, killing a train crew member and injuring dozens of passengers. That train stopped in Denver on Thursday.
A semitrailer plowed into an Amtrak passenger train Friday in rural Nevada, killing the truck driver and at least one person on the train and injuring about 20 others who escaped the fiery crash. That train made a stop in Denver on Thursday.
Passengers hoping to ride the rails home for the holidays are running into a snag. Rock slides brought on by heavy rain in Glenwood Canyon this week have detoured train traffic.