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Train Tragedy

At least three people are confirmed dead and more than 50 are injured in a deadly train derailment in Washington state.

Several people were killed and dozens injured -many seriously- when Amtrak train number 501 went off the tracks. The Monday morning derailment set off a chain reaction, pushing more than twelve train cars and an engine off the overpass, many falling onto busy Interstate-5 right below the tracks. Five crew members and eighty passengers were on board, much less than…