NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
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NTSB LAUNCHES TEAM TO INVESTIGATE FATAL BUS CRASH IN SOUTH CAROLINA INVOLVING US NAVY PERSONNEL

March 12, 2004

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Ellen Engleman-Conners has announced that the NTSB is launching a team of seven highway investigators to the scene of a fatal collision today between a tractor-trailer and a bus carrying US Navy personnel near Gardens Corner, South Carolina. The team, headed by NTSB Investigator-in-Charge Gary Van Etten, is expected to arrive on scene later today 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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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.