Amtrak Train Derails After Striking Truck Near Mendon

Three died and several people were injured when a passenger train derailed Monday afternoon near Mendon.  The Amtrak Southwest Chief, traveling from California to Chicago derailed southwest of Mendon at 12:42 pm.  The train was carrying 243 passengers when it struck a dumptruck at a crossing and derailed two engines and eight-passenger cars. The fatalities include the truck driver and […]

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