Police: Oregon driver sets herself on fire, jumps off bridge

This image shows a vehicle damaged after a woman reportedly crashed while driving recklessly on a bridge, Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Eugene, Ore. Police say a 39-year-old driver apparently set herself on fire intentionally, crashed her car on a bridge and jumped 40 feet to a park below. (AP Photo/Seena Sleem, KMTR-TV) KEZI-TV OUT, EUGENE REGISTER-GUARD OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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4 dead after car drives into path of freight train

Police officers examine the scene of an accident in Fresno, Calif., on Monday, August 19, 2013.

Police officers examine the scene of an accident in Fresno, Calif., on Monday, August 19, 2013. KGPE-TV

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FRESNO, Calif. Authorities say four people are dead and one other injured after their vehicle drove into the path of a freight train in Fresno.

California Highway Patrol officer Scott Jobinger says a car carrying five people drove onto the tracks and was broadsided by the train early Monday.

Jobinger said the Union Pacific train was traveling at about 40 miles an hour and was sounding its horns and had its headlights on around 1:45 a.m.

The dead victims include two 20-year-olds, a 21-year old and an 18-year-old. Their names have not been released.

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Bomb Squad Sent to US Embassy After Car Crashes into Gates

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The bomb squad robot inspects the vehicle wedged in the entrance gate to the embassy. Photo: Graham Tidy

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The police bomb squad has been called to the US Embassy in Canberra and a 30-year-old man has been arrested, after a car collided with the main gates of the complex on Wednesday night.

A bomb squad robot has inspected the car – an orange Peugeot with Queensland number plates – which was wedged in the gate after the crash.

Police have taken items from the boot of the car, including a laundry basket and clothing.

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