At least two killed in South Carolina train collision: US police

Train carrying 139 passengers collided with a freight train in South Carolina and derailed

Emergency crews attend to the site of a train collision near Pine Ridge, Lexington County, South Carolina, US on February 4, 2018.


Washington: At least two people were killed and 50 more were injured on Sunday when a train carrying 139 passengers collided with a freight train in the eastern US state of South Carolina, local police said.

The Amtrak train traveling between New York and Miami collided with the freight train and derailed near Columbia, the state’s capital, early on Sunday.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department confirmed all passengers had been evacuated from the train.

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