A freight train crashed and derailed in Southwestern on Thursday, killing one person and injuring 14 others, including two children.
The accident happened at the Southwestern Rail Yard in Rocklin at about 2:15 p.m.
The cause is under investigation, Amtrak officials said.
The train, carrying a cargo of about 800,000 pounds of cargo, hit a barrier in the center of the yard and a pole that was erected to prevent cars from falling onto the tracks.
The derailment killed one person, injured 13 others and sent shrapnel into the air, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
A total of 11 people were transported to area hospitals.
A statement from Amtrak said the incident occurred at a railroad yard in Rockinlin.
The railroad company said it is working to determine the cause of the derailment and is cooperating with local authorities and other federal agencies.
The agency said it’s investigating the cause.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.