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A Train Carrying Republican Lawmakers Is Involved in a Fatal Crash

The Amtrak train chartered to carry members of Congress to their annual retreat collided with a truck in Virginia, killing one person in the truck and seriously injuring another.
Source: Justin Ide / Crozet Volunteer Fire Department / Handout via Reuters

On Wednesday at 11:20 AM in Crozet, Virginia, a train carrying Republican members of Congress, their families, and staff to a GOP retreat in West Virginia collided with a dump truck on the tracks, according to an Amtrak spokesperson.

One aide described the feeling from inside the train as

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