Amtrak train carrying GOP lawmakers hits garbage truck

Published: January 31, 2018

A privately chartered Amtrak train carrying dozens of Republican members of the House and Senate crashed into a garbage truck just south of Charlottsville, Va.

So far, only minor injuries have been reported amongst the train passengers. One out of the three passengers on the garbage truck has been confirmed dead.

At the time of the accident, the train was en route to the Greenbrier resort in White Sulfur Springs, W.Va.

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