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At least 3 dead in Amtrak derailment in Washington state, official says

PIX 11 NEWS | 12/19/2017, 12:11 p.m.
At least three people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state, ...
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At least three people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state, DuPont Fire Chief Larry Creekmore said Monday night.

The Amtrak Cascades 501 was making its first trip on a new service route when the train ran off the track near DuPont, spilling 13 cars off an Interstate 5 overpass onto rush hour traffic below, authorities said.

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