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Officials: Why was train in fatal Amtrak wreck speeding?

DUPONT, Wash./December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Federal investigators probing a deadly Amtrak derailment are trying to determine why the train was traveling at more than double the posted speed limit as it entered the curve where it left the tracks and plunged off an overpass and partly onto a busy freeway, killing three people and … Continue reading Officials: Why was train in fatal Amtrak wreck speeding?

Amtrak train on new route hurtles onto highway, kills 3

DUPONT, Wash. /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle on Monday and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least three people, injuring dozens and crushing two vehicles, authorities said. Attention quickly turned to … Continue reading Amtrak train on new route hurtles onto highway, kills 3