Three dead in Washington train crash

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Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing some people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

At least three people have died after a train derailed while crossing a highway bridge in Washington state.

The crash left at least three people dead and roughly 100 injured, officials said.

The Amtrak train was part of a new high-speed service which was launched on Monday morning.