Train plows into truck stopped on tracks in Italy; 2 dead

Firemen and rescue personnel work next to a train that plowed into a big-rig truck that was on the tracks, killing the train’s engineer and injuring 16 passengers near Turin, northern Italy, early Thursday, May 24, 2018. The Italian news agency ANSA quoted rescuers as saying early Thursday that one of the passengers was critically injured while the others 15 were in less serious condition. (Torino Today via AP)

ROME — A regional train plowed into a big-rig truck stopped on the tracks outside the northern Italian city of Turin late Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring 18, authorities said. Rescuers worked through the night to make sure no passengers were trapped in the wreckage.