About 8:58 a.m., c.s.t., on December 15, 1976, Amtrak passenger train No. 15, operating on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, collided with an oil-laden tractor-semitrailer (tank) at the Kay-Noble County Line Road grade crossing near Marland, Oklahoma. The truckdriver and 2 train crewmembers were killed; 11 other persons on the train were injured. The truck and its lading were destroyed. Two locomotive units and two cars of the train were damaged. Total accident damage was estimated to be $880,700.