Fourth Death In Mendon Train Derailment

The fatality count from Monday’s Amtrak derailment near Mendon is now at four.  The Missouri Highway Patrol confirmed the latest fatality is a passenger that was taken to University Hospital in Columbia.  That brings the number of passenger deaths to three and the fourth is the driver of the dumptruck. One-hundred-fifty people were taken from the scene to 10 area […]

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Amtrak Deadly Crash Update

Amtrak officials are releasing additional information about Monday’s deadly crash and derailment near Mendon.  The Missouri Highway Patrol says three people died, including two passengers and the driver of the truck that was struck at the uncontrolled grade crossing.  Amtrak says there were approximately 275 passengers and 12 crew members onboard.  (the number of passengers varies as all of the […]

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