Kilmer Statement on Amtrak Train 501 Derailment

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) issued the following statement regarding the derailment of Amtrak train 501 in Pierce County:

I pray for the safety of those affected by the derailment of Amtrak train 501 near Dupont including passengers, commuters and first responders,” Rep. Derek Kilmer said. “I stand ready to work with Amtrak and state and federal officials as they manage the response to this incident and will continue monitoring this situation closely.”