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Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia

Updated 12:43 PM ET, Thu May 14, 2015
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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 13. An Amtrak train headed from Washington to New York City crashed Tuesday night in Philadelphia. Eight people were killed and more than 200 were injured. Patrick Semansky/AP
Rescue crews and investigators inspect the crash site on May 13. The impact of the crash tore cars apart, sending seven of them flying from the tracks. It also left the engine a mangled mess. Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Crews work amid the wreckage on May 13. Win McNamee/Getty Images
The Amtrak information board in New York shows the derailed train as canceled on May 13. Andrew Burton/Getty Images
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, at center in the maroon hat, walks with other officials to a news conference near the crash site on May 13. Matt Slocum/AP
Investigators and first responders work at the scene on May 13. JIM LO SCALZO/EPA/LANDOV
Workers stand near the wreckage on May 13. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Police stand between two overturned train cars on Tuesday, May 12. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
Rescue workers help tend to a passenger near the crash site on May 12. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
Emergency personnel work at the scene on May 12. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
Emergency personnel work inside one of the train cars on May 12. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
A passenger is helped away from the scene of the crash on May 12. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
Passengers are helped away from the scene of the crash on May 12. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
Emergency personnel work the scene of the train wreck on May 12. Matt Slocum/AP
A crime scene investigator looks inside a train car on May 12. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
Emergency workers search for the injured on the night of the crash. Getty Images
Members of a local church gather items May 12 to help those affected by the derailment. Getty Images