A passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck and derailed in a remote, rural area of Missouri.
"I’ve never seen that," Hornets coach James Borrego said. “I’ve been coming to this arena for 20 years."
The scene in Los Angeles was caught on video by police body cameras.
“Yeah, it just, boom," Alexander Evans recalled of his lucky escape.
The train had about 147 passengers and 13 crew members onboard, Amtrak's spokesman said.
The woman alighted from the San Francisco train “at the very last second" and the dog remained on board, transit officials said.
“There’s no other country that builds highways and airways and never even considers high-speed rail as an option,” one rail advocate lamented.
A Mexico City metro overpass collapsed, killing at least 20 and injuring dozens.
Bystanders carried bodies and laid them out on the ground near the site.
Instead of spending billions to bail out airlines, advocates argue for a more carbon-friendly pandemic investment: railroad travel.