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September 23, 2014

Bus co. in Del. crash had safety violations

The New York-based tour bus company involved in Sunday's crash that killed two women and injured 48 east of Red Lion had been cited in July for working a driver too many hours, and collected 18 safety violations since August 2012, federal records show.


July 15, 2014

20 people killed in Moscow subway derailment

According to a preliminary investigation, three cars derailed in a tunnel in the western part of the city, trapping hundreds of people.


May 15, 2014

Sound Transit driver may be charged in fatal crash

The Washington State Patrol is requesting that the King County Prosecutor’s Office file two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of hit and run against driver Aleksandr Rukhlin who failed to stop at a red light and caused a collision that killed two people.


April 9, 2014

Metro-North engineer in fatal derailment had sleep apnea, NTSB says

The NTSB's investigation discovered during a post-accident sleep evaluation that William Rockefeller Jr. had "severe obstructive sleep apnea," according to documents released Monday.


October 9, 2013

D.C. Metro contractor killed in rail tunnel explosion

Harold Ingram was working on the Red Line. Initial reports show leaking hydraulic fluid from an underground vehicle was ignited by welding equipment, causing an explosion and fire. Two Metro employees were in stable condition and suffered serious back-related injuries.


April 1, 2013

Coach driver in Pa. crash had no drugs, alcohol in system

Toxicology tests showed that the Johnstown tour bus driver who crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, killing the Seton Hill University women's lacrosse coach, her unborn child and himself, also had no prior medical condition. The driver died of blunt force trauma at the scene.


February 7, 2013

Calif. coach collision death toll rises to 8

The driver of a truck who had been struck by the tour bus died Wednesday at a California hospital, increasing the number of fatalities from seven to eight.


December 20, 2012

NTSB offers new accident management course

The course, scheduled for February 5 and 6 in Ashburn, Va., will examine core principles for managing the transition from first response and life safety operations to the decedent recovery and identification process.


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