NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB LAUNCHES TEAM TO INVESTIGATE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENT

March 10, 2004

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Ellen Engleman-Conners has announced that the NTSB is launching a team of rail and highway investigators to the scene of a reported grade crossing accident earlier today on the Long Island Rail Road in New York.

The team is expected to arrive on scene later this evening to begin its investigation. Updated information on the progress of the investigation will be released periodically.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.