On June 27, 2022, at around 12:40 p.m. CT, an Amtrak train collided with a dump truck causing the train to derailin Mendon, Missouri. Two locomotives along with seven train cars derailed causing the deaths of three passengers and the driver of the truck. The train was carrying over 250 passengers and crew and was headed to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL. Over 150 individuals were reportedly injured during the collision and taken to nearby hospitals. Two of the passengers and the truck driver were pronounced dead upon the scene while the third passenger passed away at the hospital.