TRAGEDY ON THE TRACKS: Live team coverage NOW ON NBC12 - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

TRAGEDY ON THE TRACKS: Live team coverage NOW ON NBC12

Six people were killed when a passenger train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday. (Source: KYW/CNN) Six people were killed when a passenger train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday. (Source: KYW/CNN)
PHILADELPHIA, PA (WWBT) -

An Amtrak train was going more than 100 mph when it crashed in Philadelphia killing at least seven people, according to federal investigators.

WATCH LIVE TEAM COVERAGE ON NBC12: nbc12.com/live

More than 200 people were treated at hospitals overnight after the Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 went off the rails Tuesday.

Investigators from the National Transportation and Safety Board are now working to try to find out what caused the derailment. The train's black box is being examined as part of the investigation. 

The train was going from Washington, DC, to New York City when it derailed in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood.

Click here for updates: http://www.nbc12.com/story/29049919/officials-say-train-in-deadly-wreck-was-going-over-100-mph

Copyright 2015 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved

Powered by Frankly