Amtrak Train Derails on I-5 Overpass in Washington State

By Staff | December 18, 2017 | 12:28 PM EST

This Amtrak train derailed as it crossed an overpass on I-5 in Pierce County, Washington. (Screen Capture)

( - An Amtrak train derailed at about 7:40 a.m. Pacific time this morning as it rolled at a reported 80 miles per hour across an overpass above I-5 near Tacoma, Wash.

The Pierce County sheriff’s office says there have been “multiple fatalities” in the accident, but has not put a number on how many have been killed.

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