1 Dead After Amtrak Train Carrying Republican Lawmakers Hits Truck

HeadlineFeb 01, 2018

In Virginia, an Amtrak train chartered by Republican lawmakers crashed into a garbage truck outside Charlottesville on Wednesday, killing one of the truck’s passengers and injuring two others. Three people aboard the train were also lightly injured, including Minnesota Congressmember Jason Lewis, who was taken to a nearby hospital. The crash occurred as the lawmakers were headed to an annual Republican Party policy retreat in West Virginia.

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