Edited 5/16/2015 at 9:51 pm BDT to add:
Please check out the latest updates about the Philadelphia Amtrak "accident" posted a few minutes ago here:
Here is the latest news on who the victims of the Amtrak Derailment two days ago. Notice the use of the word "Victims". I have been doing some digging into this list as well- I will add my highlights and my notes to each section in my usual blue. Plus I've added quotes from other articles into this to give more details on specific people.
Below this article, I have posted a few other notes that are quite interesting.
Who are the victims of the Amtrak derailment?
Research Interests: Medieval Epigraphy, Gliptography, Romanesque architecture, Romanesque Art, Twelfth-Century Manuscripts, Romanesque Pilgrimage Route, Latin Epigraphy
PIRAS G., The sepulcrum sancti Autedo in an unusual inscription fourteenth-century church of St. Mary Magdalene in Chiaramonti (Sassari), "& Historica Theologica", XVIII (2009), pp. 425-
PIRAS G., a new registration by the fourteenth-century church of Santa Maria de Orria Pithinna (Chiaramonti)
Epigraphy (from the Greek: ἐπιγραφή epi-graphē, literally "on-writing", "inscription") is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing
the description or study of engraved gems or other stones.
Also called glyptics. the art or process of engraving on gems or the like._______________________
Four of the victims who died were found inside the train; two were found outside and one died at the hospital, authorities said. An eighth victim was pulled from the wreckage Thursday, authorities said; no one remains unaccounted for. More than 200 were injured in the crash, some of them critically.
SEPTA Says Commuter Train Hit By Projectile Just Before Amtrak Train Derailed
As I said on Wednesday night on Transpicuous News: Do they make these trains out of paper mache? Look at the extreme destruction of the first car, compared to all of the rest of the cars. I Hypothesize that that first car was blown up. Sorry folks, you can convince me that this is merely a train that "lost control on a corner".