Sheriff's office: Amtrak derail a 'mass casualty event'

(Pierce County Sheriff's Office)

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - A southbound Amtrak train plunged off a bridge onto Interstate 5 south of Tacoma Monday morning, killing an unknown number of people and injuring others.

KOMO News was live on the air confirmIing with the Sheriff's office they were approaching the scene as a "mass casualty event."

Hear the raw press conference from the scene in the video above.

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