First report out on Amtrak derailment


Last updated 10/27/2021 at 12:01pm

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report Tuesday about the Amtrak derailment near Joplin last month that took three lives and injured many more, a report that provides few clues as to what caused the tragic event.

The report begins with a warning that the information is preliminary and will be supplemented and/or corrected as the investigation continues.

The report lays out the series of events leading up to and immediately following the derailment which happened at 3:47 p.m. Sept. 25 at a curve at mile post 1014.57 on the BNSF Railway near Joplin.

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