Amtrak train strikes downed tree in Franklin County - KMOV.com

Amtrak train strikes downed tree in Franklin County

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- An Amtrak train heading from St. Louis to Kansas City struck a tree that fell across the tracks Tuesday evening, resulting in the locomotive becoming inoperable.

Amtrak officials say the train, which had 34 passengers on board, struck the train around 5:00 Tuesday around Highway MM in Labadie, Missouri.

No one was injured, but the locomotive could not continue. A bus was called to carry all the passengers onto their destinations.

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