Celebrities React to Fatal Train Derailment in Philadelphia
Six people are dead and over 140 are in the hospital after an Amtrak train tragically derailed on Tuesday (May 12) near Philadelphia, Pa.
The train was traveling from Washington to New York when it derailed in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia at about 9:30PM.
“It is an absolute, disastrous mess,” Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said of the crash site (via CNN). “I’ve never seen anything like this in my life.”
Celebrities immediately took to Twitter to express their grief and share their thoughts on the terrible tragedy.
omg so sad to hear about the #Amtrak accident… :( I SAT IN THAT SAME TRAIN YESTERDAY FROM PHILLY TO NEW YORK…..
— Zedd (@Zedd) May 13, 2015
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Praying for all the people on the Amtrack train that derailed in Philly! My son&I were on that train a week ago and it is upsetting to see!
— Melissa Joan Hart (@MelissaJoanHart) May 13, 2015
Praying for the passengers and families of those on board Amtrak in philly…watching news now. So sad. 5 ppl died . #Amtrak
— maria menounos (@mariamenounos) May 13, 2015
sending all my thoughts and prayers to everyone affected in the #amtrak crash 🙏🏼
— christina perri (@christinaperri) May 13, 2015
— Ashley Parker Angel (@ParkerAngel) May 13, 2015
I'm sending prayers to everyone aboard the train that just crashed in philadelphia. absolutely devastating…
— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) May 13, 2015