Breaking News Amtrak Carrying GOP to Retreat Crashes

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    .... Left onto US-219 N/Federal St Continue US-219 N Re-entering Wva 26.1 mi
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    onto Main St 0.3 mi
    Continue onto US-219 N/5th St.... Continue to follow US-219 N 11.0 mi
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    onto WV-63 E 5.8 mi
    Right
    onto US-60 E 5.6 mi

    I get 47.5 miles from entering WV
     
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    So this thread has turned into a travelog? :dunno:
     
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    Only to the extent of identifying where the lawmakers were headed when the train hit the truck. The Greenbrier is a relatively short train ride from Washington DC, but whenever there is an accident of this sort, at this particular time it is inevitable that people will wonder if it was a freak accident? Or something else?
     
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    To answer this last, I read that the passengers boarded buses to take them the rest of the way but the stories did not confirm they got there. Apparently the "retreat" was to involve Pence doing a speech Wednesday, Rump doing one Thursday, 35 Senators, 180 Congress members and several Cabinet members including Nikki Haley.

    Speeches at a "retreat"? Don't ask me, that's what the story said. It also said no serious injuries had resulted, only the fatal one in the garbage truck (it doesn't say whether it was the driver or not). The accident happened near Charlottesville.

    Also was surprised to learn that the Greenbrier is owned by the Governor, Jim Justice.
     
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