People work Dec. 20 at the curve leading to the railroad overpass where an Amtrak train derailed onto I-5 one Dec. 19, in DuPont, Washington. The Amtrak train that derailed , killing three people, was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it jumped the track, federal investigators say. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

People work Dec. 20 at the curve leading to the railroad overpass where an Amtrak train derailed onto I-5 one Dec. 19, in DuPont, Washington. The Amtrak train that derailed , killing three people, was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it jumped the track, federal investigators say. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Editorial: Amtrak derailment a train wreck of factors

A final report is years off, but it’s not hard to ascertain what contributed to the Dec. 18 wreck.

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