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4 passengers hurt when Amtrak train crashes into stalled semi near Thackerville, Okla.

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Four passengers on an Amtrak passenger train, heading to Oklahoma from Fort Worth, were injured after the train hit a stalled semi-truck on Friday evening.

Train 822, also know as the Heartland Flyer, was on the BNSF Railway tracks near Thackerville, Oklahoma when the crash occured around 7 p.m., Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said in an email. The train operates daily between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City.

The injured passengers were taken to a local hospital for minor injuies, he said. There were around 110 total passengers and crew members onboard.

Local authorities are invetsigating the incident, Magliari said.

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