Amtrak train derails south of Seattle

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SEATTLE – Four passenger cars from an Amtrak train derailed Sunday afternoon in West Pierce County, about 20 miles south of Seattle.

Around 250 passengers were aboard the train when it derailed around 3 p.m. Sunday, Q13 FOX reported. It happened in Steilcoom near Chamber's Bay Marina.

There were no deaths reported, but some passengers suffered minor injuries. Emergency crews were working to get people safely off the train at 4 p.m. Passengers were being taken to Steilacoom Ferry Terminal at 56 Union Avenue, according to Q13FOX.

Authorities did not say what caused the derailment and that it was under investigation.

Travelers should check with Amtrak for delays and cancellations.

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