A chartered Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican lawmakers and family members to an annual GOP retreat at The Greenbrier in West Virginia crashed into a local Time Disposal trash truck Wednesday morning, Jan. 31 at the CSX railroad crossing at Lanetown Road near Mint Springs. The circumstances of the collision are still unclear.
Albemarle County Police released a statement early Thursday morning, including the name of the Time Disposal employee who died at the scene of the accident. Christopher Foley, 28, of Louisa County was one of two passengers on the truck. The other passenger and the driver were both taken to U.Va. Hospital.
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