Fatalities reported after Amtrak train derailment in Missouri | USA TODAY


Several cars of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief train came off the tracks after colliding with a dump truck in Mendon, Missouri.

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There were "early reports of injuries" among passengers, Amtrak said, but the extent of the injuries wasn’t immediately known.

At least three of the injured passengers were taken to University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia, Missouri.

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