Monday, May 17, 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021

Train carrying lawmakers crashes in West Virginia

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A train carrying Republican members of Congress and their spouses to a party retreat in West Virginia had a collision Wednesday, according to members who were on the train.

Photos indicate that the train hit a truck.

Details from authorities weren’t immediately available.

Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, a doctor, said that he and his wife Laina were OK and he was “helping those that are injured.”

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Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., tweeted that he had his wife are OK as well after the collision.

“Security and doctors on board are helping secure the scene and treat injuries,” he added.

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