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South Carolina / Train Crash #1120653

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 04, 2018
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(West Columbia, Sooth Carolina: Kris Van Cleave) The crash of an Amtrak train into a parked CSX freight train in South Carolina due to a faulty switch setting featured; scenes shown from the crash site. [Passenger Derek PENNAWAY‡, Lexington County coroner Margaret FISHER‡, NTSB chairman Robert SUMWALT††, Governor Henry McMASTER - describe what happened.]

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Live interview held with former NTSB chairman Mark Rosenker† about Amtrak safety. [ROSENKER - says three accidents in 60 days means things need to change; comments on delays in using positive train control technology.]

Quijano, Elaine;
Cleave, Kris Van

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