National Transportation Safety Board
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The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team of investigators to Chatsworth, California to investigate an accident involving a Metrolink passenger train and freight train.
There are reports of six fatalities and multiple injuries.
NTSB Railroad Investigator Wayne Workman will serve as Investigator-in-Charge and lead the team. NTSB Board Member Kitty Higgins will serve as principal spokesman during the on-scene investigation. Terry Williams will accompany the team as press officer.
Mr. Williams may be reached on his cell phone (202-557-1350) when he arrives in California Saturday morning.
NTSB Press Contacts:
202-557-1350 (Terry N. Williams, on site in California)
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.