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(From The Nation (Thailand))
Byline: The Nation.
Six people were killed and almost 50 others injured after a train heading from northern Malaysia to Bangkok slammed into a truck yesterday in Ratchaburi's Muang district, police said.
The express train from the Malaysian town of Butterworth with more than 400 passengers onboard crashed into a speeding 10-wheel truck that had broken through barriers at a rail crossing in attempt to beat the train, said Lt-Colonel Kiattipong Damrongchaiwong of Muang Ratchaburi police station.
Three passengers on the train, including a foreign woman, and three people in the truck were killed and almost 50 were …