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3 killed when Amtrak passenger train collides with vehicle in Jupiter

Deputies believe woman, 2 children killed in crash

GF Default - Multiple people killed when Amtrak slams into vehicle in Jupiter
GF Default - Multiple people killed when Amtrak slams into vehicle in Jupiter

JUPITER, Fla. – Three people were killed when an Amtrak passenger train collided with a vehicle Saturday afternoon in Jupiter.

The crash took place about 2 p.m. near the 1800 block of Beeline Highway at the entrance to the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies told WPBF, the ABC affiliate in Palm Beach County, that the vehicle was turning into the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area and didn’t yield to the oncoming train.

Deputies said all three people -- believed to be a woman and two children -- in the vehicle were killed.

The train was reportedly traveling from Miami to New York.

No injuries to any train passengers have been reported.


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