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Washington / Train Derailment #1118939

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(DuPont, Washington: Clayton Sandell) The derailment of Amtrak train 501 in Washington state on a new route with cars crashing onto the interstate featured; scenes & diagram of the wreck shown with dispatch-conductor audio played. [Voices of Dan KONZELMAN†, Chris KARNES†; WOMAN - describe what happened.] [Pierce County sheriff's dept. spokesman Ed TROYER†- says there were fatalities & injuries.] Local concerns about high-speed trains in the area discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Earlier interview held with train passenger Scott Claggett† about the accident. [Voice of CLAGGETT - describes what happened as the train leaned & crashed & he jumped out the open window into the woods.]

Muir, David;
Sandell, Clayton

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