Three or more killed, dozens injured following train derailment near Joplin, Montana

Modified Date: 
Sat, 09/25/2021 - 11:13pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021

3 people dead after Amtrak train derails in Montana

The train had about 147 passengers and 13 crew members onboard, Abrams said.

At least 3 dead after Amtrak train derails in Montana

Empire Builder train 7/27 derailed at 4 p.m. near Joplin, a town of about 200, Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said in a statement.

Amtrak train derails in Montana, leaving at least 3 dead

Images from the derailment scene, which were shared on social media, show train cars tipped over and dozens of people surrounding the aftermath.

At Least 3 Killed and 50 Hurt in Amtrak Derailment in Montana, Officials Say

Amanda Frickel, the disaster and emergency services coordinator for Hill County, Mont., said in an interview that “well over” 50 people had been injured.

Joplin, MT

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