Conspiracy theorists are already making wild claims about the Amtrak train full of Republican lawmakers that collided with a truck in Virginia

Get the Full StoryConspiracy theories were spread after an Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers collided with a truck.

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined and the scene is still under investigation.

Various social media accounts propagated the conspiracy theories Wednesday night, some of which linked them to a secret GOP memo on the Russia investigation that is expected to be released.

Following a Wednesday morning train crash that killed one person and severely injured another in the Washington D.C. area, conspiracy theorists attempted to commandeer the story on social media.

The Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers and their family members to an annual retreat struck a garbage truck on its way from Washington D.C. to West Virginia. The incident spurred multiple conspiracy theories in light of heightened partisan bickering over the Russia probe and accusations of law-enforcement bias against President Donald Trump.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A Georgetown professor explains how Martin Luther King Jr. 'has been severely whitewashed'See Also:Billionaire casino mogul and RNC finance chair Steve Wynn accused of sexual assaultTheresa May says social media sites have become a home for 'terrorists and paedophiles'Theresa May accuses Facebook of helping terrorists, child abusers, and slave tradersSEE ALSO: Train carrying GOP members of Congress collides with truck, leaving one person dead

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