Two killed after Amtrak train hits truck near Boston

This Amtrak train was bound for Boston late at night on June 23, 2014, when it slammed into a truck in Mansfield, Mass. CBS Boston

BOSTON - Two people died after an Amtrak train hit a truck on the tracks overnight in Mansfield, Mass.

Amtrak train 132 from Washington, D.C., was bound for Boston late Sunday night when it slammed into the vehicle around midnight, causing the train to derail, reports CBS Boston.

None of the 180 passengers and crew on the train were hurt.

Two people in the truck were killed. Their names have not been released.

"What we have is a very large crime scene, we have a very long extended investigation ahead of us, and we really can't get into it too much beyond that point," Mansfield Police Chief Ron Sellon told reporters.

The MBTA took the stranded passengers to Boston after the crash.

Amtrak says it will take several hours "to remove the damaged rail equipment and to make any needed repairs to railroad property."

Amtrak service between Boston and Providence has been suspended.

Delays are expected on the MBTA's Providence and Stoughton line.

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