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Family of Businessman Killed in Train Crash Files Wrongful Death Suit against Amtrak

autoThe family of a business man, killed in the May 12 train accident near Philadelphia, has sued Amtrak for their alleged outrageous conduct and negligence in the crash.

Robert Gildersleeve Jr., 45, who was the vice president of a food safety company ‘Ecolab’, was killed along with 7 other people when the Amtrak train derailed after approaching a sharp curve at the speed of over 100 mph. Over 200 people were injured in the accident.

The wrongful-death lawsuit was filed on June 29 on behalf of Gildersleeve’s wife Danna, 2 children and his parents.