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ABOUT THE ACCIDENT
On May 12, 2015, Amtrak 188 derailed outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eight passengers were killed and over 150 were injured. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the conductor had “lost situational awareness” and sped through the sharpest curve in the Northeast at more than double the maximum speed limit.
When a train hits a curve doing double the 50mph limit, the physics are simple: Only catastrophe follows.
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, JUNE 2015
MEDIA ON THE CRASH
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