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January 7, 2014
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Lawyers claim railroad tampered with evidence

Lawyers representing a Battle Mountain trucking company, whose driver fatally plowed a tractor-trailer into an Amtrak passenger train north of Fallon in June 2011, are accusing two railroad companies of tampering with evidence in an accident that killed six people including five from the train. Lawyers representing John Davis Trucking Co. claim they have evidence the companies tampered with a video of the crash and are hiding or have destroyed the crossing gate arm. The lawyers claim video from the train’s camera (according to the Reno Gazette-Journal) was altered to make it look like the gate was working and say …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 7, 2014 08:39PM Published Jan 7, 2014 08:39PM Copyright 2014 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.