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Amtrak train to Washington, DC, hits rocks on track, derails in central Vermont; 7 people hurt

By The Canadian Press
October 5, 2015 - 4:24pm

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., on Monday hit rocks that had fallen onto the track from a ledge, spilling the locomotive and a passenger car down an embankment, derailing three other cars and injuring seven people, authorities said.