KANSAS CITY, Mo. — NTSB issued a preliminary report Thursday for its ongoing investigation of the Amtrak train derailment near Mendon, Missouri.
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The preliminary report states that the train carried 270 passengers and 12 crew members.
NTSB issued Thursday the preliminary report for its ongoing investigation of the June 27, 2022, grade crossing collision and derailment between an Amtrak passenger train and dump truck near Mendon, Missouri; https://t.co/GrL77j9hpq
— NTSB Newsroom (@NTSB_Newsroom) July 21, 2022
Amtrak and BNSF Railway estimated the damage to be about $4 million, according to the preliminary report.
The preliminary report stuck to the basics of the NTSB’s investigation. A further investigation is planned.