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Train on Preview Run Hits, Kills Two Women

Associated Press

A luxury train on a preview run for the media struck and killed two women on the tracks Thursday, authorities said.

The accident disrupted Amtrak passenger service along the busy Northeast Corridor.

The southbound American-European Express train, being pulled by an Amtrak engine, hit the women as it approached the Tacony station in northeast Philadelphia. It was not known why they were on the tracks.


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