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Roskam, Hultgren on train that hit dump truck

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  • Emergency personnel work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. An Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Va. No lawmakers were believed injured, but it at least one person in the truck was said to be seriously injured. (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)

    Emergency personnel work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. An Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Va. No lawmakers were believed injured, but it at least one person in the truck was said to be seriously injured. (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)

  • This photo provided by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, shows a crash site near Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.   A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said. (Rep. Geg Walden via AP)

    This photo provided by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, shows a crash site near Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said. (Rep. Geg Walden via AP)

  • Passengers watch as emergency personnel operate work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. An Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Va. No lawmakers were believed injured. (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)

    Passengers watch as emergency personnel operate work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. An Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Va. No lawmakers were believed injured. (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)

  • This photo provided by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, shows a crash site near Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.   A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said. (Rep. Geg Walden via AP)

    This photo provided by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, shows a crash site near Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said. (Rep. Geg Walden via AP)

  • Emergency personnel work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. An Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Va. No lawmakers were believed injured, but it at least one person in the truck was said to be seriously injured. (Allison Wrabel/ The Daily Progress via AP)

    Emergency personnel work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. An Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Va. No lawmakers were believed injured, but it at least one person in the truck was said to be seriously injured. (Allison Wrabel/ The Daily Progress via AP)

  • Emergency personnel standby near a chartered train carrying members of Congress after it hit a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. No lawmakers were believed injured.   (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)

    Emergency personnel standby near a chartered train carrying members of Congress after it hit a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. No lawmakers were believed injured. (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)

  • This photo provided by a member of Congress, shows a crash site near Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.   A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said.

    This photo provided by a member of Congress, shows a crash site near Crozet, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said.

 
 

Suburban U.S. Reps. Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren were on board a train that struck a dump truck in Virginia en route to a GOP congressional retreat.

Roskam, of Wheaton, and Hultgren, of Plano, were not injured, according to congressional staffers.

There are no reports of serious injuries aboard the train, but CNN is reporting at least one person was killed in the crash.

Roskam's wife Elizabeth along with other congressional spouses, children and aides were also on board at the time of the crash.

"Today's train crash was a shocking tragedy. I am thankful that my wife, Elizabeth, my colleagues and I are safe, but our hearts are heavy for those who have suffered such a grievous loss," Roskam said in the aftermath of the crash. "Those families need our prayers during this difficult time."

A Hultgren spokesman said the congressman was uninjured in the crash.

"Randy was on the train and is not injured. His family is back in Illinois. He asks for prayers for all involved, especially those on the truck and their families," said spokesman Jameson Cunningham.

The Amtrak train was en route to The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia when it collided with the truck near Charlottesville, Virginia. It was carrying members of the House and Senate and some of their spouses and children and aides.

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin also reportedly was on board.

A person aboard the train, who was granted anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak about the accident, said there did not appear to be any injuries.

Around 11:20 a.m. there was a "very loud bang, crash and lurch and the train appears to be on the tracks," the person said.

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to investigate the crash, according to other media reports.

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