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Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck

An Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican members of Congress from Washington to a retreat in West Virginia is seen after colliding with a garbage truck in Crozet, January 31, 2018. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

An Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican members of Congress from Washington to a retreat in West Virginia is seen after colliding with a garbage truck in Crozet, January 31, 2018. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

An Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican members of Congress from Washington to a retreat in West Virginia is seen after colliding with a garbage truck in Crozet, January 31, 2018. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS
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A view of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. Congressman Steve King/via REUTERS

A view of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. Congressman Steve King/via REUTERS

A view of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. Congressman Steve King/via REUTERS
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The wreckage of a garbage truck lies beside an Amtrak passenger train. REUTERS/Drone Base

The wreckage of a garbage truck lies beside an Amtrak passenger train. REUTERS/Drone Base

The wreckage of a garbage truck lies beside an Amtrak passenger train. REUTERS/Drone Base
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Emergency first responders and passengers carry an injured person across train tracks to an ambulance. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

Emergency first responders and passengers carry an injured person across train tracks to an ambulance. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

Emergency first responders and passengers carry an injured person across train tracks to an ambulance. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS
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View of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Congressman Mark Walker/via REUTERS

View of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Congressman Mark Walker/via REUTERS

View of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Congressman Mark Walker/via REUTERS
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Emergency first responders work at the scene of the crash. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

Emergency first responders work at the scene of the crash. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

Emergency first responders work at the scene of the crash. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS
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View of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Congressman Mark Walker/via REUTERS

View of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Congressman Mark Walker/via REUTERS

View of the scene following the accident, in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Congressman Mark Walker/via REUTERS
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View of the scene following the accident. Congressman Greg Walden/via REUTERS

View of the scene following the accident. Congressman Greg Walden/via REUTERS

View of the scene following the accident. Congressman Greg Walden/via REUTERS
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The wreckage of a garbage truck lies beside an Amtrak passenger train. REUTERS/Drone Base

The wreckage of a garbage truck lies beside an Amtrak passenger train. REUTERS/Drone Base

The wreckage of a garbage truck lies beside an Amtrak passenger train. REUTERS/Drone Base
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Emergency first responders work at the scene of the crash. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

Emergency first responders work at the scene of the crash. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

Emergency first responders work at the scene of the crash. Justin Ide/Crozet Volunteer Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS
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