Amtrak Train Derailment Kills 2, Injures Dozens Outside Philadelphia
The train hit construction equipment near Philadelphia, causing the lead engine to derail.By Ryan Biek, Katie Link | April 3, 2016
Two people were killed, and more than 30 injured after a train derailed outside of Philadelphia on Sunday morning.
Amtrak train No. 89 was traveling from New York City to Savannah, Georgia, when it hit a piece of heavy equipment on the tracks, causing the lead engine to derail around 8 a.m.
WCAU reports the two people killed were Amtrak employees doing maintenance on the tracks.