Brynn Grimley (253) 983-7761 • Fax (253) 589-3774 •
Communications Manager


Dec. 18, 2017

The city of Lakewood extends its sympathies to those affected by this morning’s Amtrak train derailment in DuPont.

Our police officers are on scene assisting Washington State Patrol and Amtrak with the incident. The city has no additional comments at this time as the investigation is still in its beginning stages.

Individuals with questions about their friends or family on Amtrak train 501 should call (800) 523-9101. A family reunification center is set up at 1700 Civic Drive in the City of DuPont (DuPont City Hall).

Media inquiries should go to the Pierce County Emergency Operations Center: (866) 977-2362.