Robert Sumwalt

Amtrak Service Set To Resume, Conflicting Reports On Object Striking Derailed Train ProbedNational Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said on CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday that he wanted to "downplay" the idea that damage to the windshield might have come from someone firing a shot at the train.
Preliminary Report On Metro-North Train Crash Due This MonthFederal investigators expect to issue a preliminary report this month on the fiery collision between a Metro-North train and an SUV that killed six people.
Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash SiteThe National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.
Investigators Examine Unique Feature Of Metro-North Third Rail After AccidentFive passengers were killed in the Metro-North train accident and fire this week when the electrified third rail dislodged from the tracks and entered the lead car.
Funerals Held For 2 Of 6 People Killed In Metro-North CrashFriends and family will say goodbye to SUV driver Ellen Brody and train passenger Eric Vandercar.
NTSB: Train Was Within Speed Limit, All Warning Signs Worked At Time Of Metro-North CrashThe National Transportation Safety Board has learned that signals and warning systems were working properly, and a Metro-North train was going below the speed limit, when it struck a sport-utility vehicle in an accident that left six people dead.
Autopsy Results Released For Victims In East Harlem Blast As Investigators Begin Tests At SiteThe medical examiner said the seven victims died from either blunt trauma or smoke inhalation and classified their deaths as accidents. Results were still pending on the eighth victim.
NTSB: Abnormal Concentration Of Natural Gas Found Near East Harlem Blast SceneCon Edison crews discovered an alarming natural gas concentration near the scene of the deadly East Harlem building explosion this week, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Friday.
8 Confirmed Dead In East Harlem Gas Explosion; Active Scene RemainsEight people are now confirmed dead in the blast that also injured more than 60 others. Others are still believed to be missing.
Investigations Into East Harlem Explosion Under WayInvestigations into the East Harlem explosion have been launched by the Fire Department of New York, Con Edison, as well as the National Transportation Safety Board.
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