Train cars are jumbled together with vehicles at the scene of an Amtrak train crash in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don’t yet know why the Amtrak train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday south of Seattle.
Train cars are jumbled together with vehicles at the scene of an Amtrak train crash in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don’t yet know why the Amtrak train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday south of Seattle. Elaine Thompson AP
Train cars are jumbled together with vehicles at the scene of an Amtrak train crash in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don’t yet know why the Amtrak train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday south of Seattle. Elaine Thompson AP

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