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Amtrak Derailment

Eight People Killed in Amtrak Crashes over Seven-Week Span; Hundreds Injured

March 1st, 2018

Federal investigators say a track switch locked in the wrong position appears to be the cause of the most recent Amtrak collision in South Carolina that killed the train’s conductor and engineer and sent about 115 Amtrak passengers to local hospitals. The Feb. 4, 2018 crash …

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