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At least Two dead, more than 70 injured in South Carolina Amtrak crash

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

amtrak trainAt least two people have been killed and 70 injured in a collision between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina early Sunday morning.

The derailment happened in Cayce, outside of South Carolina's capital of Columbia.

Amtrak said a train going between New York and Miami "came in contact" with a CSX freight train at about 2:35 Sunday morning.

The company said about 139 passengers and eight crew members were aboard.

A phone line has been set up for people who have inquiries about passengers, at 800-523-9101.

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