3 Killed, Over 50 Wounded in Missouri After Derailment

Three people were killed and at least 50 were injured after an Amtrak train derailed in Missouri yesterday. Two people were killed aboard the train and a third was in a dump truck that was struck by the train. The incident happened at an uncontrolled intersection without warning lights or motion gates where a gravel road crosses the railroad tracks. Eights cars and two locomotives left the track after striking the truck. According to Amtrak, there were approximately 243 passengers and 12 crew members aboard.