Tragedy at a level-crossing near the village of Parkland in southern Alberta, Canada. A Canadian?
LV. Level crossing PAN along track
LV. Restaurant car lying on side
SV. Torn side of car, PAN along side
SLV. Demolished truck in ditch
CU. Burning tyre
SV. PAN over debris
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Background: Tragedy at a level-crossing near the village of Parkland in southern Alberta, Canada. A Canadian Pacific Railway 'dayliner' and a petrol tanker collided - resulting in the death of the tanker driver, and five train passengers.
The truck - believed to have been almost full of petrol - was said to have hit the second of the train's two carriages at right angles. Petrol sprayed over the coach, then caught fire. In a few moments, it was a mass of flames and melting metal. Bodies of the truck driver and the five train passengers - all believed to be women - were ch???red beyond recognition. Parts of the truck were found up to fifty yards from the point of impact.