A passenger on a freight train has died in a crash in northern Virginia, authorities said Friday.
The accident occurred early Friday morning near the town of Fairhaven.
The Virginia State Police said the train, which is carrying 55 passengers and four freight vehicles, was traveling on Interstate 81 near Fairhaven when the train struck a power pole.
The driver of the train was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the department.
No injuries were reported in the crash.
The Amtrak train was stopped in Fairhaven about a mile south of Richmond at about 8:40 a.m. local time.
The driver and another passenger were pronounced dead on the scene.
The train was carrying 55 people and four cargo vehicles.
The state highway patrol said the crash occurred in a section of Interstate 81 between Interstate 81 and Interstate 64, which includes Fairhaven, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Richmond.
A highway-traffic investigation is ongoing.