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Trucks from an Amtrak train that derailed remainder near a train signal near Joplin, Mont. The westbound empire-builder had been on the way to Seattle from Chicago with two locomotives and 10 autos.
JOPLIN, Mont. — Federal investigators are looking for the explanation for an Amtrak practice derailment near a switch on songs in the center of huge farmland in far-northern Montana that murdered three anyone and left seven hospitalized across the weekend.
The westbound empire-builder had been taking a trip from Chicago to Seattle if it remaining the monitors about 4 p.m.
Saturday near Joplin, a town of approximately 200. Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams mentioned the train got holding when it comes to 141 guests and 16 staff people. It had two locomotives and 10 autos, eight of which derailed, which includes tipping onto her edges.