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Cape Girardeau Scouts on board Amtrak train involved in crash in KS

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EMPORIA, KS (KFVS) -

Some Boy Scouts from Cape Girardeau were on board an Amtrak train when it collided with a vehicle Thursday morning.

According to a spokesperson for Amtrak, it happened around 9 a.m. just north of Emporia, Kansas.

Some members of the crew have minor injuries. None of the passengers were hurt.

A parent of one of the Boy Scouts said the truck the train collided with was hauling cattle.

According to the parent, the train got back up and running and the Boy Scouts made it to Kansas City to catch the connecting train to St. Louis. They should be back home and with family by Thursday night.

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