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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • NTSB faults Washington state, trucking firm in bridge collapse

    WASHINGTON A series of safeguards failed to prevent an oversize truck from hitting a low-clearance bridge on Interstate 5 in Washington state last year, leading to the collapse of one of its spans, federal safety investigators concluded Tuesday. The...
  • U.S. investigators head to Ukraine to study Malaysia Airlines crash

    The FBI and the National Transportation Safety Board are sending a team of investigators to Ukraine to help investigate the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, officials said Friday. The plane is believed to have been shot down by a surface-to-air...
  • To fight trucker fatigue, focus on economics, not electronics

    To fight trucker fatigue, focus on economics, not electronics
    Last month, after a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle carrying actor Tracy Morgan and others, national attention focused — briefly — on the serious issue of fatigued truck drivers. The truck's driver, Kevin Roper, was charged with...
  • Norfolk Southern train derails in southwestern Virginia

    A Norfolk Southern Corp. train hauling vehicles and nail polish en route to Norfolk derailed on Monday evening in southwestern Virginia, though there were no injuries or hazardous material spilled, county and company officials said. The 33-car freight...
  • Small plane crashes in Pompano Beach; two fliers unhurt

    Small plane crashes in Pompano Beach; two fliers unhurt
    Federal authorities are investigating the crash of a small plane at Pompano Beach Airpark. The plane's two occupants were uninjured Tuesday night when the single-engine Alpha Trainer fixed-wing aircraft lost power, hit some trees and struck a...
  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...
  • Norfolk Southern train derails in Virginia, no injuries

    (Reuters) - A Norfolk Southern Corp train hauling vehicles and nail polish derailed on Monday evening in southwestern Virginia, though there were no injuries or hazardous material spilled, county and company officials said. The 33-car freight train...
  • Washington state bridge collapse result of failed safety measures: NTSB

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state bridge collapse that sent two cars tumbling into a frigid river below after a commercial truck accidentally struck an overhead truss was the result of failed safety precautions and inadequate permitting for...
  • Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart Over Car Crash

    Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart over the car accident that left him with a broken leg, ribs and nose, and another dead. The lawsuit -- filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey -- alleges negligence on Walmart's part for allowing employee Kevin...
  • Tracy Morgan Released From Rehabilitation Center

    Tracy Morgan has been released from rehab and will continue his recovery efforts at home following a June 7 car crash that left him injured and a fellow comedian killed. The news comes on the heels of a lawsuit that Morgan has filed against Walmart....
  • Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash driving 20 mph over limit: NTSB

    Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash driving 20 mph over limit: NTSB
    The truck driver accused of causing a fatal car crash on a New Jersey highway that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan was driving 65 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone, federal investigators said on Thursday. Data recovered from the truck driven by...
  • Child injured in plane crash dies; pilot killed was LAFD veteran

    Child injured in plane crash dies; pilot killed was LAFD veteran
    An 8-year-old boy who was seriously hurt in a San Bernardino County plane crash that killed a Los Angeles firefighter died of his injuries on Friday, officials said. Sebastian Gerwal, of Frazier Lake, suffered trauma to his head and upper body in the...