(Bloomberg) — An Amtrak passenger train derailed near the Washington State town of DuPont, sending rail cars plunging onto a busy interstate during the morning rush hour and resulting in injuries and deaths.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Brooke Bova, a public information officer, said "multiple cars" of the train derailed and some had fallen onto the freeway from a railway overpass. She said she could not release information about injuries or fatalities.

The Associated Press reported there were both "injuries and casualties."

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