3 Dead After Amtrak Passenger Train Derails In Missouri

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Mendon, Missouri – Three people were killed and more were injured when an Amtrak trail derailed in Missouri Monday.

“On June 27, several cars derailed on train 4 traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago after striking a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri at 1:42 pm,” Amtrak said in a statement. “There are approximately 243 passengers onboard with early reports of injuries. Local authorities are currently assisting customers and we have deployed Amtrak resources to assist.”

The extent of injuries or potential fatalities was not immediately known.

This is a breaking news update.

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