Amtrak train from L.A. to Chicago derails in Missouri; injuries reported
MENDON, Mo. — Several Amtrak train cars derailed in Missouri on a trip Monday from Los Angeles to Chicago.
The train had approximately 243 passengers on board and struck a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri at around 1:45 p.m.
Amtrak said there are early reports of injuries.
WGN News will update this story once more information becomes available.
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