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An Amtrak train bound for New York City derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, leaving at least six people dead and more than a hundred injured, officials said. The train appeared to go off the tracks while going into a turn about 9:30 p.m., according to the Associated Press, one of whose own staff members happened to be on board.

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Authorities continue to investigate the scene of a fatal train derailment on a route between Washington and New York last night. The death toll stood at seven Wednesday afternoon with more than 200 injured from the accident that occurred in Philadelphia at a notorious curve on the line.

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A passenger train has derailed and overturned in Philadelphia, killing at least five people and leaving a horrific scene of mangled metal and broken glass. Emergency personnel said 65 people were hurt, six of them critically, after the accident on the train heading from Washington, D.C. to New York. The train's seven train cars, including the engine car, were crushed, turned over on their side or upside down in the late evening disaster.

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