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Zedd & More Celebs Send Prayers To Amtrak Train Tragedy Victims

Wed, May 13, 2015 11:59am EDT by Add first Comment
Amtrak Train Wreck Celebrity Reactions
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How heartbreaking! After the deadly Amtrak train crash that left 6 people dead, many celebrities, including Zedd, went on social media to send out their prayers and condolences for all those involved in this tragedy.

We’re still deeply saddened by the horrible Amtrak crash in Philadelphia that left passengers injured and dead. Celebrities — ranging from Zedd, 25, to Melissa Joan Hart, 39, to Maria Menounos, 36, to President Barack Obama, 53 — were quick to share their support for those caught up in this unbelievable accident.

Amtrak Train Wreck: Celebrity Reactions To Deadly Crash

Stars from the music, television and the movie world reacted to the May 12 crash that left 6 dead and more than 100 injured. Celebs quickly took to their Twitter and Instagram accounts to express their sorrow, while sending their love and hope to the victims of this devastating event.

President Obama released a statement on the tragedy on May 13. Read the full text:

Along with Americans across our country, Michelle and I were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the derailment aboard Amtrak Train 188. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those we lost last night, and to the many passengers who today begin their long road to recovery. Along the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak is a way of life for many. From Washington, DC and Philadelphia to New York City and Boston, this is a tragedy that touches us all. As we work to determine exactly what happened, I commend the fire, police and medical personnel working tirelessly and professionally to save lives. Philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love – a city of neighborhoods and neighbors – and that spirit of loving-kindness was reaffirmed last night, as hundreds of first responders and passengers lent a hand to their fellow human beings in need.’

6 Dead, 140+ Injured In Horrifying Amtrak Crash On Train From D.C. To NYC

On the evening of May 12, an Amtrak train travelling from Washington, D.C. to New York City was derailed near Philadelphia. 200 passengers were on board. The severity of the wreck left 6 people dead and more than 100 injured. At the time of reporting, the cause for the tragic accident had not been determined.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to everyone affected by this awful tragedy.

— Jason Brow