A train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded near Charleston, destroying one home and contaminating local water supply. One person was treated for possible respiratory problems.
The train derailed in downtown Lynchburg, Va. No injuries have been reported.
The train hit an escalator at the end of the platform. Update: The operator of the train has told her union officials that she dozed off before the train jumped the tracks.
New York City’s mayor kept playing golf in Bermuda after learning about a deadly train accident in his city. Here’s why that’s OK.
The engineer snapped out of the daze just moments before the deadly crash and slammed on the brakes, his attorney said. But by then, it was too late.