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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Latest on Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment: Cars 'ripped apart'

    Latest on Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment: Cars 'ripped apart'
    At least 130 people have been taken to hospitals to get checked out after an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia. The train was carrying 243 people from Washington, D.C., to New York City on Tuesday night when it derailed. A spokesman for Temple...
  • 5 killed when Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia; dozens injured

    5 killed when Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia; dozens injured
    At least five people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday night when an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, with several cars tipping onto their sides, officials said. Fifty-three people were taken to hospitals, six of them in critical condition, a...
  • Severn woman grateful for couple's quick thinking in car fire

    Mike Herbold always pulls over when he sees someone on the side of the road who needs help. "It's what I do," the Severn resident said. Normally this means helping replace a tire — but Monday afternoon, Herbold said, he stopped for a woman...
  • Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight

    Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight
    A 32-year-old man who was killed Friday morning while operating the Orlando International Airport tram unauthorized was an airline passenger about to board a flight, an airport spokeswoman said. Adam Lee, an Orlando videographer and video editor, was one...
  • Unauthorized driver on Orlando International Airport tram killed when train makes sudden stop

    Unauthorized driver on Orlando International Airport tram killed when train makes sudden stop
    A man who was not supposed to be aboard an airport tram during a maintenance run Friday morning was put in control then killed when it made a sudden stop, sending him hurtling through the windshield to the ground 15 feet below, an airport executive said....
  • Probes underway after man dies when thrown through tram windshield at Orlando International Airport

    Probes underway after man dies when thrown through tram windshield at Orlando International Airport
    A man was killed this morning when he was thrown through the windshield of a tram at Orlando International Airport and fell 15 feet to the ground below, officials said. The accident happened about 5:35 a.m. when the tram made an emergency stop mid-way...
  • Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in small North Dakota town

    Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in small North Dakota town
    A train that derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in rural North Dakota was hauling crude from the state's oil patch, raising questions about whether new state standards intended to reduce the volatility of such shipments are sufficient. The six...
  • More Than 30 Lawsuits Filed Against Metro-North In Crash

    More Than 30 Lawsuits Filed Against Metro-North In Crash
    As the two-year anniversary of the Metro-North train derailment in Bridgeport approaches – and with it the deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit – more claims are being added to the already formidable number of lawsuits filed against...
  • North Dakota town evacuated after latest oil train car explosion

    North Dakota town evacuated after latest oil train car explosion
    When the Obama administration imposed new safety rules on oil trains last week, the railroad industry said its goal was to have zero accidents in the future. It took only a few days to miss that difficult target. A BNSF train hauling 109 tank cars...
  • Nurse rescuing hiker fell from spinning chopper hoist: NTSB report

    Nurse rescuing hiker fell from spinning chopper hoist: NTSB report
    A nurse rescuing an injured woman from a hiking trail in Central Texas fell to her death from a spinning hoist suspended from a medical helicopter, according to a federal report released Tuesday. The preliminary National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Nurse dies in fall from hoist on Texas medical helicopter

    Nurse dies in fall from hoist on Texas medical helicopter
    A nurse died after falling from a hoist on a medical helicopter while rescuing a woman from a hiking trail in Austin, emergency personnel said Tuesday. Kristin McLain, 46, became detached from the hoist Monday night as the rescued hiker was lifted to the...