Initial injury count: 7. 1 crew member seriously injured, 4 passengers & 2 crew members w/ non-life-threatening injuries.
Amtrak Derailment in Vermont: Preliminary cause was a rock slide in the path of the train. Official cause to be determined by investigation.
PRELIMINARY cause of accident is a rock slide in the path of the train. Initial injury count: 7 total. FRA will conduct a full investigation
The train consisted of 1 locomotive, 5 coaches, 98 passengers and 4 crew members aboard.
Latest on Amtrak derailment in Vermont: Apprx 1030 am EDT, Train No. 55 derailed near Northfield, VT, approx 10 miles south of Montpelier.
FRA investigators have arrived at Amtrak train derailment in Vermont.
FRA is aware of the Amtrak derailment in Vermont and has sent investigators to the site. We will update as information becomes available.
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