News Item: Amtrak train crash outside Philadelphia
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Posted by USPA
Tuesday 12 May 2015 - 19:38:03


An Amtrak train bound for New York City crashed outside Philadelphia tonight.The front end of train 188, which was was traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City on Tuesday night, reportedly shook as it went into a turn and several cars went off the rails. Amtrak said on its Twitter account that it was "aware of the derailment of train 188 north of Philadelphia and will provide updates as they become available." Former Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy was on the train and he tweeted that he was all right and was trying to help others.

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We will continue to update this story as more details become available.

Video  - Talking with crash survivor
 
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VIDEO OF PASSENGERS TRYING TO ESCAPE THE WRECKAGE
 

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