ILLINOIS (KFVS) - Two Heartland lawmakers were on a train carrying GOP lawmakers that collided with a garbage truck.
Illinois Congressman Mike Bost and his wife were reportedly on the train. Bost tweeted that to let everyone know they are safe.
Kentucky Congressman James Comer was also on the train. He also sent out a tweet assuring the public that he is OK.
Lawmakers are reportedly safe, one person who was in the truck has died.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader & Former Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell released a statement today following the train accident: