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 NTSB launches to freight train derailment explosion near Baltimore

The National Transportation Safety Board launched a go-team to investigate today's railroad grade crossing accident and explosion near Baltimore, Md., that occurred at approximately 2:00 PM (EDT) this afternoon.

NTSB highway safety Investigator Peter Kotowski will serve as the investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Robert L. Sumwalt is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesperson during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Public Affairs Specialists Eric Weiss and Keith Holloway will be on scene in Baltimore to coordinate media-related activities. They can be reached by mobile phone at (202)-557-1350.

For the latest information related to the investigation and any press briefings, follow us on twitter at @ntsb or check our website, www.ntsb.gov.

On Scene Media Contact: (202) 557-1350

Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Eric Weiss
Eric.weiss@ntsb.com

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
 
 
 

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