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Mayor Durkan Statement on Amtrak Derailment

Seattle (Dec 18) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released the following statement in response to the Amtrak train derailment:

“This catastrophic derailment is horrific. My thoughts are with the passengers, families and those injured as well as our first responders, firefighters, and police who rushed to the scene.

“The City of Seattle has offered our assistance and aid to Pierce and Thurston counties, and is ready to work with Amtrak, local, state, and federal officials as they manage the response and deal with the aftermath of this tragic incident.”