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N.Y. bound Amtrak Crescent train derails

Posted on November 25, 2013

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Several cars of the New York City-bound Amtrak Crescent went off the tracks in South Carolina early Monday, however, none of the 218 people aboard were seriously injured, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Seven of the nine cars on Train 20 from New Orleans went off the track but stayed upright, according to the AP. Amtrak said it had no immediate word on the cause as investigators from several agencies and work crews converged at the site.

Four passengers with some minor injuries were taken to a hospital for further evaluation. For the full story, click here.

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