Georgia Couple Tragically Killed in the Montana Train Derailment
BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA - A news article published on wrdw.com reports that a couple from the State of Georgia was among the three individuals tragically killed in the Montana train derailment.* The couple was from Glynn County, the Brunswick News reported.
The Amtrak Empire Builder train was heading west when eight train cars derailed at around 4 PM last Saturday. The train derailed near Joplin, Montana.
Local residents raced to assist first responders where the Amtrak train derailed. The train had more than 150 people aboard. The National Transportation Safety Board is currently investigating the crash, looking into what caused the train to derail. The derailment happened near a switch on the tracks. The Empire Builder runs between Seattle and Chicago. The train derailment is currently under investigation.
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