Amtrak shows appreciation for response to September derailment
Last updated 11/16/2021 at 12:35pm
Amtrak was in Chester over the weekend to show its appreciation to the town and the surrounding region and to The American Red Cross for the assistance provided in a derailment west of Joplin Sept. 25.
The derailment killed three people and injured dozens.
Amtrak Executive Vice President/Chief Safety Officer Steve Predmore, Amtrak Senior Director Mary Carlson Bis and Amtrak Police Deputy Chief Joe Patterson were at the event to show Amtrak's appreciation and to present pledges to the city of Chester and to The Red Cross.
National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash....