Deadly Passenger Train Derailment in Montana
Federal investigators are on the scene of Saturday's deadly train derailment in Montana trying to determine the cause. The accident caused 3 deaths and the latest figures show up to 50 injured. The train was traveling from Chicago to Seattle when it jumped the tracks in a rural part of the state.
Passengers described a “gory” scene after eight of the train’s cars flipped over.
A witness to the derailment saw a "wall of dust" over 100 feet high.
“I started looking at that, wondering what it was and then I saw the train had tipped over and derailed." ~ witness Trevor Fossen
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The Amtrak was carrying about 141 passengers and 16 crew members.
Source: Associated Press
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