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Amtrak Train Stabbing in Michigan Injures Four

A 44-year-old Michigan man was taken into custody by police Friday, after he stabbed four passengers aboard an Amtrak train in the town of Niles, Michigan. According to a dispatcher at the Niles Police Department, none of the stabbing victims were killed, though authorities declined to comment on the severity of their injuries. The circumstances surrounding the stabbings have likewise …

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Amtrak Crash in Virginia Injures One

Around 6 o’clock Thursday morning, authorities responded to a report of a car being involved in an accident on a railroad track in Waverly, Virginia. Upon arriving at the scene, authorities discovered that a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria (which also happened to be a former police car sold at an auction) had collided with an Amtrak train at the Route …

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Amtrak Passenger Train Derails in South Carolina

A northbound Amtrak passenger train derailed early Monday morning in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, while en route to New York City from New Orleans. Four of the 218 passengers suffered minor injuries, and none of the seven of nine cars of Train 20 rolled over after derailment. The incident occurred shortly after midnight, near Cedar Crest and Falling Creek roads, …

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Amtrak Derailment: Train Goes Off Track in South Carolina

This week of Thanksgiving 2013, many commuters will turn to public transportation to travel home to see their loved ones — one more time before the holiday season. With the upcoming wintry storms hitting various parts of the United States, many people may be seeking transportation alternatives more and more. Unfortunately, one incident involving public transportation made a turn for …

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