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Passenger Train Derails Near Philadelphia

Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia said five people were killed when a commuter train derailed outside the city late Tuesday night. Multiple emergency units responded when the Amtrak train carrying at least 243 passengers and crew went off the tracks during a trip from Washington, D.C. to New York City. Nutter said six cars and the train's engine were involved in the crash, which he described to reporters as an "absolute, disastrous mess."   More than 200...

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