NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDS INVESTIGATORS TO METRO ACCIDENT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA

November 30, 2006

The National Transportation Safety Board has sent two investigators to Arlington, Virginia to investigate an accident involving two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) employees who were struck by an empty train on the Yellow Line fatally, injuring one and seriously injuring the other.

Ruben Payan will serve as the Investigator-in-Charge (IIC).

NTSB Media Contact:
Keith Holloway
(202) 314-6100
hollowk@ntsb.gov  

 

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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.