Nightly News | August 26, 2011
>>> an amtrak train derailed in rural nebraska today after hitting a crane that was blocking the track. the crane was at work tearing down an old farm silo adjacent to it. there's the locomotive, the train was en route from chicago to san francisco . a dozen of the 178 passengers were taken to the hospital but none of the injuries life threatening. heck of a shock for the passengers on board the california zephyr and it's the second time that amtrak train has derailed in the past two months. a truck- train accident killed five passengers and the truck driver near reno, nevada back in june.