Javier Ruvalcaba said investigators were still at the scene of
the noontime crash late on Friday afternoon, and that few
details were available yet.
The passenger train was traveling at about 79 miles per hour
when it hit the pickup truck, whose driver was attempting to
cross the tracks, the Fresno Bee reported, citing CHP Sergeant
The names of those killed would not likely be released before
Monday, the newspaper reported, citing Pratt. All three were
men, the newspaper said.
The conductor of the train was mildly injured but did not
require a trip to the hospital, the newspaper reported.
(Reporting by Sharon Bernstein; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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