King County Executive Dow Constantine today issued the following statement following the Amtrak train derailment in DuPont.
The devastating Amtrak derailment this morning has caused pain and concern throughout our region. Most of the daily passengers on that line are commuters who live or work in King County. To the friends and families of those who perished, know that we mourn with you.
I thank the first responders for their heroic actions to save lives in a perilous situation. We stand ready to provide assistance to Pierce and Thurston counties.