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Miami-bound Amtrak train collides with freight train, killing two

Posted on February 5, 2018

NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt discusses the Amtrak 91 crash. Screenshot via ABC News
NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt discusses the Amtrak 91 crash. Screenshot via ABC News

CAYCE, S.C. — A Miami-bound Amtrak train collided with a freight train in South Carolina early Sunday, killing two people and injuring 116, reported ABC News.

Richard Anderson, Amtrak president/CEO said Amtrak train 91 should have been on the main line, but it was directed to tracks just east of it, where a CSX train was parked, according to the report.

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