‘Injuries and fatalities’ reported in Amtrak train derailment


An Amtrak train has derailed roughly 40 miles south of Seattle, spilling cars onto a busy interstate.

The train derailed just before 8 a.m. Monday. All southbound lanes of Interstate 5 were closed south of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and motorists were being warned to avoid the area. 

Authorities say “injuries and casualties reported” in Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle.

The high-speed train derailed just south of Tacoma, Washington.

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