U.S. Naval Attendee, AP Staffer Among Dead In Amtrak Crash
An Amtrak train headed from Washington, D.C., to New York left the tracks during a sharp turn Tuesday night, killing at least seven people.By Briana Altergott | May 13, 2015
We’re getting more details about the possible causes behind Tuesday night’s fatal train derailment in Philadelphia.
At least seven people were killed and dozens injured when an Amtrak train headed to New York left the tracks during a sharp turn at around 9:30 p.m. local time. (Video via WTXF)
Wednesday, the National Transportation Safety Board said the train had been traveling at more than twice the authorized speed in the turn before the engineer hit the brakes.