Zachary Keene, 26, of Raynham, and David Curry, 28, of Foxborough, were killed when the train struck their Land Rover sport utility vehicle. A third occupant—a woman—has yet to be identified. Her injuries were so devastating that authorities said they needed to conduct forensic testing to identify her.
Authorities said the train was traveling 125 mph when it struck the vehicle, which was traveling in the same direction as the train in a wooded area.
The Boston Herald reported the trio may have been joyriding.
The train driver was treated for a minor head injury. About 200 people were aboard the train; none were hurt.
Authorities said they incident remained under investigation.