NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB to Meet on 2011 Truck and Amtrak Train Accident in Nevada

October 26

WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a Board meeting to determine the probable cause of the crash involving a commercial truck that struck an Amtrak train in Miriam, Nev.

On June 24, 2011, a Peterbilt truck-tractor pulling two empty trailers struck the left side of an Amtrak train that was passing through a grade crossing. The truck driver, train conductor and four train passengers were fatally injured. Fifteen train passengers and one crew member were injured.

Event: Board Meeting

Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, 9:30 a.m. (EDT)

Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594

Participants: NTSB Board Members

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Keith Holloway



The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.