Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia

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An Amtrak train partially hopped off the tracks in Philadelphia, jolting passengers as cars toppled over Tuesday night.

Officials have yet to report injuries, but photos taken by a former congressman aboard the train show people with visible cuts and bloody faces and emergency respondents crawling over seats.

 

@Amtrak @msnbc @NBCNews pray for these passengers.

— Patrick J. Murphy (@PatrickMurphyPA) May 12 2015

 

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— Patrick J. Murphy (@PatrickMurphyPA) May 13, 2015

 

Patrick J. Murphy, the former Pennsylvania representative, now anchors Taking the Hill on MSNBC.

The train derailed near the 2200 block of Wheatsheaf Lane, according to Philadelphia station NBC 10. Read more…

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