1. One Fatality
2. one in critical conditions
3. Investigations ongoing….
>>>>>Congressman on train: “All we felt was a very loud crash”
Rep. John Faso, a Republican from New York, is currently on the train that crashed into a truck on the way to the GOP retreat in West Virginia. He tells CNN that he’s currently looking at the truck, and says he was told injuries are expected from people in the truck, not train.
“There was looks like a tractor trailer carrying trash that was hit by the train. I don’t know that the crossing had guardrails or anything like that. I’m in the third car. But all we felt was a very loud crash and the truck is — I’m looking at it right now. It’s on its side, there’s trash strewn everywhere. Not really hearing definitively but I’m hearing there are injuries for people in the truck.”
He continued: “I think everyone on the train is OK. I don’t know that for sure, it’s a long train. But most of the concern is for the people outside. Seemed like there were two in the truck. Albemarle County.”