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Crain's New York Business
Cuomo rips Trump—for the first time by namecall the project essential to the Northeast rail corridor and the region's econ
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 hours ago
call the project essential to the Northeast rail corridor and the region's economy. Cuomo himself once balked on funding Amtrak's Gateway proposal, declaring in 2015 that "it's not my tunnel" because it would carry Amtrak and NJ Transit trains.... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel approves funding boost for Transportation Departmentis that airports are flush with cash.” The panel rejected the White House’s pr
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
is that airports are flush with cash.” The panel rejected the White House’s proposal to eliminate long-distance routes for Amtrak and kill an Essential Air Service program for rural communities, with both funded at their fully authorized levels... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Amtrak train, cattle truck crash in Lyon County southwest of Topeka, killing several cowsAn Amtrak train collided with a cattle truck Thursday morning in rural Lyon Cou
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
An Amtrak train collided with a cattle truck Thursday morning in rural Lyon County, killing several head of cattle. The Southwest Chief bound for Chicago hit the truck at an intersection near Reading before 9 a.m. Three crew members in the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Beavers or not, annual Martinez festival happens Aug. 5Aug. 5 at what’s come to be known as “Beaver Park,” the grassy plaza off Marina
The Mercury News / Posted 6 hours ago
Aug. 5 at what’s come to be known as “Beaver Park,” the grassy plaza off Marina Vista adjacent to Alhambra Creek, near the Amtrak station. The festival boasts environmental booths and displays from groups in five counties, live music, a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Amtrak train, cattle truck crash in Lyon County southwest of TopekaAn Amtrak train collided with a cattle truck Thursday morning in rural Lyon Cou
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
An Amtrak train collided with a cattle truck Thursday morning in rural Lyon County. The Southwest Chief bound for Chicago hit the truck at an intersection near Reading before 9 a.m. Three crew members in the locomotive had minor injuries including... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Amtrak train, cattle truck crash in Lyon CountyAn Amtrak train collided with a cattle truck Thursday morning in rural Lyon Cou
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
An Amtrak train collided with a cattle truck Thursday morning in rural Lyon County. The Southwest Chief bound for Chicago hit the truck at an intersection near Reading before 9 a.m. Three crew members in the locomotive had minor injuries including... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau Scouts on board Amtrak train involved in crash in KSSome Boy Scouts from Cape Girardeau were on board an Amtrak train when it colli
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 hours ago
Some Boy Scouts from Cape Girardeau were on board an Amtrak train when it collided with a vehicle Thursday morning. According to a spokesperson for Amtrak, it happened around 9 a.m. just north of Emporia, Kansas. Some members of the crew have minor... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Meeting Thursday on future of new Tuscaloosa train stationarose about the future of the project earlier this year, after proposed governm
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 hours ago
arose about the future of the project earlier this year, after proposed government funding cuts that would affect Amtrak service through Tuscaloosa. One goal of the new station would be to bring people to Alberta, which continues to... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Meeting Thursday on future of new Tuscaloosa train stationarose about the future of the project earlier this year, after proposed governm
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 hours ago
arose about the future of the project earlier this year, after proposed government funding cuts that would affect Amtrak service through Tuscaloosa. One goal of the new station would be to bring people to Alberta, which continues to... Read more
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Market Watch
3 different visions of the future of trains in Americain Washington for passenger-train service, already tepid, looks ready to lose m
Market Watch / Posted 14 hours ago
in Washington for passenger-train service, already tepid, looks ready to lose more steam under the Trump administration. Amtrak funding gets slashed in the White House’s 2018 budget, which also calls for the elimination of most long-distance rail... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Guadalupe woman killed by passenger trainwoman killed by passenger trainBy KASEY BUBNASH A Guadalupe woman was killed o
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
woman killed by passenger trainBy KASEY BUBNASH A Guadalupe woman was killed on July 24 after her Saturn SUV was hit by an Amtrak passenger train on the 4500 block of West Main Street in Guadalupe. The car was on the tracks at about 3 p.m. when... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
"Absolutely beautiful:" Make-A-Wish sends a 12-old boy on the trip of a lifetimehe functions at the level of a 4 to 5-year-old boy. He's fascinated with rescue
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 19 hours ago
he functions at the level of a 4 to 5-year-old boy. He's fascinated with rescue heroes and today he boarded an Amtrak Train headed for New York where he'll meet police and become an honorary member of New York's Fire Department. "He's... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Woman Struck and Killed by Amtrak Train at Goleta Station Less Than a Week After Man Is Fatally Hit ThereLess than a week after a 51-year-old man died there, a woman at the Amtrak stat
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 20 hours ago
Less than a week after a 51-year-old man died there, a woman at the Amtrak station in Goleta was struck and killed by a northbound Amtrak passenger train arriving to the station on Wednesday, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Chicago-area train conductor shot in May out of hospitalHOMEWOOD, Ill. (AP) — An Amtrak conductor who was shot while standing on the pl
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
HOMEWOOD, Ill. (AP) — An Amtrak conductor who was shot while standing on the platform of a suburban Chicago train station in May is recovering at home after being released from a hospital. "Michael Case is no longer a patient at Edward Hospital,"... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Not ready to go yet:” Amtrak contractor shot at Naperville train station in May released from hospital‘HOMEWOOD, Illinois — An Amtrak conductor who was shot while standing on the pl
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
‘HOMEWOOD, Illinois — An Amtrak conductor who was shot while standing on the platform of a suburban Chicago train station in May is recovering at home after being released from a hospital. Michael Case of Homewood, Illinois, was shot in the abdomen... Read more
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MLive.com
Amtrak offers $5 Ann Arbor-Detroit fares through Labor Day weekendAmtrak is offering cheap fares between Ann Arbor and Detroit through Labor Day
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
Amtrak is offering cheap fares between Ann Arbor and Detroit through Labor Day weekend. The passenger train service is selling tickets on its Wolverine line for $5 through Sept. 4. Amtrak is marketing the deal as a way for travelers or commuters to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Your (lousy) options during the Mass. Pike and Comm. Ave. closuresdisruptions — especially this weekend, with only one inbound lane open on the P
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
disruptions — especially this weekend, with only one inbound lane open on the Pike.And if you’re going to . . . Albany? Amtrak’s once-daily service between Boston and Chicago uses those tracks as well, meaning weekend service will be disrupted.... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Amtrak conductor shot by Wisconsin man has been released from the hospital(CBSChicago) — An Amtrak conductor who was critically injured in a shooting at
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
(CBSChicago) — An Amtrak conductor who was critically injured in a shooting at a Naperville train station in May has been released from the hospital. Michael Case and his wife, Sara, said they are thankful for his recovery, and filled with... Read more
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Boston Globe
Your (lousy) options during the Mass. Pike and Comm. Ave. closuresdisruptions — especially this weekend, with only one inbound lane open on the P
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
disruptions — especially this weekend, with only one inbound lane open on the Pike.And if you’re going to . . . Albany? Amtrak’s once-daily service between Boston and Chicago uses those tracks as well, meaning weekend service will be disrupted.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Angel Fury found guilty of murdering drunken traveler picked up at Penn Stationbeat Edward Yesaitis Jr. to death. The 48-year-old Navy veteran was traveling d
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
beat Edward Yesaitis Jr. to death. The 48-year-old Navy veteran was traveling down the East Coast when he was booted off an Amtrak train for being drunk and disorderly in January 2016. “The despicable acts of these murderers are gut-wrenching,”... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Amtrak conductor wounded in May is released from hospitalHOMEWOOD, Ill. (AP) _ An Amtrak conductor who was shot while standing on the pl
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
HOMEWOOD, Ill. (AP) _ An Amtrak conductor who was shot while standing on the platform of a suburban Chicago train station in May is recovering at home after being released from a hospital. Michael Case of Homewood, Illinois, was shot in the abdomen... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Reunion enhances Wrigley Field experiencein that the crowd was a bit more blue collar, which made your trusty scribe fee
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
in that the crowd was a bit more blue collar, which made your trusty scribe feel more at home. We arrived in Chicago via Amtrak from Boston to Buffalo, where we saw Niagara Falls. We were four hours late because the tracks had flooded (story... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Amtrak Conductor Shot in Naperville Recovering at Home"With her love and support and being Irishman from the South Side of Chicago, y
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
"With her love and support and being Irishman from the South Side of Chicago, you got to be lucky fella." The 46-year-old Amtrak conductor is lucky to be alive after he was shot by a train passenger on May 16. "I remember coming into the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Amtrak conductor shot in May home from hospital: ‘I’m doing outstanding’HOMEWOOD, Ill. -- The Amtrak conductor who was shot at a suburban train station
WGN TV Chicago / Posted yesterday
HOMEWOOD, Ill. -- The Amtrak conductor who was shot at a suburban train station in May is recovering at home after spending weeks in the hospital. 46-year-old Michael Case was shot May 16th. 79-year-old Edward Klein of West Allis, Wisconsin is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Transit is key to adding jobs in Sacramentohave increased by 37 percent since 1995, outpacing population growth and vehicl
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
have increased by 37 percent since 1995, outpacing population growth and vehicle miles traveled. Sacramento benefits from Amtrak passenger rail service on the Capitol Corridor and San Joaquins lines; efforts to improve timing and frequency of the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Work group gives thumbs up to Gulf Coast passenger railreality, he added, there would be nothing prohibiting municipalities like Milto
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
reality, he added, there would be nothing prohibiting municipalities like Milton or DeFuniak Springs from petitioning Amtrak for train stops. The Working Group acknowledges re-establishing Amtrak train routes abandoned following Hurricane... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed after being struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Coroner identifies man killed after being struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Coroner identifies man killed after being struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Work group gives thumbs up to Gulf Coast passenger railreality, he added, there would be nothing prohibiting municipalities like Milto
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
reality, he added, there would be nothing prohibiting municipalities like Milton or DeFuniak Springs from petitioning Amtrak for train stops. The Working Group acknowledges re-establishing Amtrak train routes abandoned following Hurricane... Read more
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NBC New York
MTA Chair to Unveil Plan to Fix NYC Subway Systemschedule cutbacks for commuter trains at Penn Station. So far, that hell hasn't
NBC New York / Posted 2 days ago
schedule cutbacks for commuter trains at Penn Station. So far, that hell hasn't materialized, and both Cuomo and Amtrak officials have said the work to replace aging equipment and track at the nation's busiest train station is going well.... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Male pedestrian killed after being struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Male pedestrian killed after being struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Male pedestrian killed after being struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Amtrak train carrying 208 passengers hits, kills pedestrian in SCA man has been killed after he was hit by an Amtrak train passing through South
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
A man has been killed after he was hit by an Amtrak train passing through South Carolina Tuesday morning. Officials with Amtrak say the train was heading from New York to Miami, and had plans to make a stop in Savannah. The incident happened around... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Person struck and killed by Amtrak train in South CarolinaCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in central South Carolina. Columbia police told news outlets that the man was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday. No one on the train was hurt. The train had was... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Person struck and killed by Amtrak train in South CarolinaCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in central South Carolina. Columbia police told news outlets that the man was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday. No one on the train was hurt. The train had was... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Person struck and killed by Amtrak train in South CarolinaCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in central South Carolina. Columbia police told news outlets that the man was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday. No one on the train was hurt. The train had was... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Commuter rail to link Connecticut suburbs to big citiesstations are being planned for Enfield, North Haven, West Hartford and Newingto
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
stations are being planned for Enfield, North Haven, West Hartford and Newington. Trains will stop every 45 minutes during peak hours and every 90 minutes during non-peak times. Amtrak owns the railway and will be responsible for its mainte... Read more
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The Hill
‘Summer of hell’ could be cakewalk vs. broader infrastructure woescompared to what comes later if Congress delays much further on making big-tick
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
compared to what comes later if Congress delays much further on making big-ticket infrastructure investment commitments. Amtrak Co-CEO Wick Moorman is to be commended for drawing necessary attention to a passenger rail system needing much, much... Read more
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The Hill
Commuter rail ‘summer of hell’ will seem like a breeze without long term fundingcomparison to what comes later if Congress delays much further on making big-ti
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
comparison to what comes later if Congress delays much further on making big-ticket infrastructure investment commitments. Amtrak Co-CEO Wick Moorman should be commended for drawing necessary attention to a passenger rail system needing much, much... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak trainevening on Interstate 65 southbound that involved two 18-wheelers and another v
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
evening on Interstate 65 southbound that involved two 18-wheelers and another vehicle. Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak trainurinalysis and pat search, authorities found a diaper containing 67 grams of ma
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
urinalysis and pat search, authorities found a diaper containing 67 grams of marijuana. Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Resolution could increase cost of Shreveport ambulance ridesurinalysis and pat search, authorities found a diaper containing 67 grams of ma
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
urinalysis and pat search, authorities found a diaper containing 67 grams of marijuana. Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak trainPedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak train Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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Island Packet
Pedestrian struck by Amtrak train in ColumbiaStar Train 91 traveling from New York to Miami – was transporting 208 passenger
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
Star Train 91 traveling from New York to Miami – was transporting 208 passengers, said Christina Leeds, spokeswoman for Amtrak. Leeds said the incident happened around 2:40 a.m. No one on board was injured. No additional information was... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Commuter rail to link Connecticut suburbs to big citiesplanned for Enfield, North Haven, West Hartford and Newington. Trains will sto
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
planned for Enfield, North Haven, West Hartford and Newington. Trains will stop every 45 minutes during peak hours and every 90 minutes during non-peak times. Amtrak owns the railway and will be responsible for its maintenance.Other Nationa... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak trainOfficials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning. An Amtrak spokesperson said the train, the Silver Star 91,... Read more
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