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Amtrak train derailment in Washington leaves 3 dead

Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below as some remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Brooke Daniels, Editor in Chief

December 19, 2017

Careening around a turn at about three times the speed limit, an Amtrak passenger train derailed and hurled 13 out of 14 cars off an overpass into rush hour traffic below, killing three people and injuring over 100 others. Chris Karnes, a passenger on the train and chairman of the Pierce Transit Co...

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