Passengers killed when Amtrak train on new route derails in Washington state

Passengers killed when Amtrak train on new route derails in Washington stateThe derailment caused “multiple fatalities,” Pierce County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Ed Troyer said, without giving a specific number. Thirteen of the train’s 14 cars jumped the tracks, Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova said. Several hours after the 7:40 a.m. (1540 GMT) crash in DuPont, Washington, train cars remained dangling from the overpass, with others strewn across Interstate 5.



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