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NTSB determines cause of Oklahoma State U. homecoming crash

University| October 17, 2016

The driver, Adacia Avery Chambers, is accused by prosecutors of driving her car with a depraved mind through police barricades and into a crowd killing four and injuring dozens more.

NJ Transit reopens Hoboken station, NTSB releases recorder findings

Security and Safety | October 10, 2016

In all, eight of the 17 tracks at the Hoboken Terminal were set to reopen Monday at the busy station where commuters connect with other trains and ferries heading into New York City.

Rail| October 5, 2016

New Orleans streetcar derails 2 days after launch

There were no injuries from the minor incident, and the driver was the sole occupant during the incident. Preliminary results have shown no defects of the switch or the streetcar.

Security and Safety | October 3, 2016

NTSB: Event recorder was not functioning on day of NJ Transit crash

Officials are hopeful the data recorder in the cab control car in the front of the train is functional, but investigators haven’t been able to extract that recorder because it’s under a collapsed section of the train station’s roof.

Rail| August 8, 2016

NTSB briefs Congress on limited investigation of WMATA derailment

The train derailed at an interlocking about 50 feet from the East Falls Church station platform. Approximately 75 passengers were evacuated to the wayside and onto the station platform. The trailing truck of the fourth railcar and the leading truck from the fifth railcar derailed.

Rail| July 27, 2016

Man struck dead on train tracks in Buffalo, N.Y.

During the investigation, it was determined that the man was laying on his back in the middle of the inbound side of a track on the south side, when a northbound train came down the track because the system was running on a single track.

Bus| July 7, 2016

Fla. bus crash kills 5, injures 25

The bus from Georgia was carrying roughly 34 adults and children when it ran a flashing red light before hitting the tractor trailer, then spun around and hit the semi again. The driver of the truck died as a result of his injuries.

Rail| May 18, 2016

NTSB: Amtrak engineer’s loss of situational awareness led to derailment

The Washington-to-New York City passenger train, Amtrak 188, was traveling at 106 mph around a curve in Philadelphia when it derailed May 12, 2015. Eight passengers were killed and more than 180 others were sent to area hospitals, some with critical injuries.

Rail| April 27, 2016

D.C. Metro rules out power cables as factor in recent smoke incident

Passengers aboard the train described a tense atmosphere, with smoke in some of the railcars, flames visible outside the train and the odor of electrical smoke evoking memories of the Jan. 12, 2015, L’Enfant Plaza Metro station incidnet that left one rider dead and scores sickened

Security and Safety | April 5, 2016

Amtrak investigation turns to why equipment on tracks

NTSB investigators do not know why a backhoe was on a track the train was using. Scheduling, the track structure and the work being performed at the time of the accident would be part of the investigation.

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