News > Three dead, several injured after Amtrak train derails in Montana

Three dead, several injured after Amtrak train derails in Montana

Deccan Chronicle | 26/09/2021 11:25 AM | Click to read full article

At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana. Dispatcher Starr Tyler told The Associated Press that three people died in the derailment. She did not have more details. Amtrak said in a statement that there were multiple injuries.

The Empire Builder train derailed at 4 p.m. near Joplin, a town of about 200, Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said in a statement.