Latest News Wires Amtrak train derailment: Several injured in South Carolina accident

Amtrak train derailment occurred early Monday morning en route to New York City. Over 200 passengers and crew were on board the Amtrak train when it derailed.


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Several cars of the New York City-bound Amtrak Crescent with 218 people aboard went off the tracks in South Carolina early Monday as bags flew and jolted passengers clung to each other, authorities and passengers said.