VIDEO: "There was like a big explosion," Amtrak passenger says

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Linton Holmes speaks about the Amtrak crash. (WPVI)

Linton Holmes of Wilson, North Carolina was on the train when it derailed in Delaware County.

"The train was rumbling. We got off track, I guess. It was just a bunch of dust. There was dust everywhere. Then the train conductors they were running to the front, because I was all the way in the back. Five more minutes, we were just waiting there. Then they the train conductor came up and told us there was a fatality and wanted to see if anyone else was injured," Holmes said.
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Holmes recalled an explosion of some kind.

"It was an explosion. We got off track and then there was like a big explosion. Then there was a fire and windows burst out. Some people were cut up, but it was just minor injuries," Holmes said.
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