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Truck Driver Dead in Oregon After Fiery Collision With Cargo Train

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    Truck Driver Dead in Oregon After Fiery Collision With Cargo Train
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    Tank cars exploded in the 7200 block of NW Front in Portland.

    A truck driver is dead after colliding with a cargo train carrying hot asphalt in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday morning, authorities said, NBC News reported.

    The crash, which occurred in the northwest section of the city, near St. John's Bridge, was reported just before 9 a.m. and sparked a massive fire and a tower of black smoke.

    NBC affiliate KGW reported that one train car sustained major damage and appeared to be leaking.

    It was unclear what caused the crash.