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Train crash kills Michael Kempf, 54, and Michael Cella, 34, and injures dozens near Cayce, South Carolina
The crash happened by a rail yard about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of Columbia, where several track spurs split off for freight cars to be unloaded. Authorities said they haven't determined if both trains were moving at the time.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says the two people killed when a passenger train struck a freight train in South Carolina were Amtrak employees.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster says an Amtrak, train was on the wrong track moments before it struck a freight train, a collision that left two dead and over 100 injured.
The coroner's office says Michael Kempf, 54, of Savannah, GA and Michael Cella, 34, of Orange Park, FL, were the two killed in the story. Kempf was the engineer of the Amtrak train and Cella was the conductor of the train.