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Authorities say "injuries and casualties reported" in Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle

TACOMA, Washington (AP) - Authorities say "injuries and casualties reported" in Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle.

An Amtrak train has derailed roughly 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Seattle, spilling cars onto a busy interstate.

The train derailed just before 8 a.m. Monday. All southbound lanes of Interstate 5 were closed south of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and motorists were being warned to avoid the area.

No other information was immediately available.

The train derailed just south of Tacoma, Washington.


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