Archive for February 2018

WJZ Interviews Keith Franz Regarding 2015 Deadly Train Derailment

In a WJZ report published February 7th, 2018, AFSL partner Keith Franz spoke on the first criminal charges filed against the engineer in 2015’s fatal Amtrak crash in Philadelphia. On May 13th, 2015 an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York derailed in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eight passengers were killed, including three from Maryland, and more than 200 others were injured. Now three…

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One Injured Following CSX Train, Tractor-Trailer Collision in Frederick County

Just before 9:30 a.m. Friday morning, a CSX train traveling to Louisville, Kentucky collided with a tractor trailer at a rail yard in Point of Rocks, Maryland, fifteen miles southwest of Frederick, Maryland. The truck driver sustained a non-life-threatening shoulder injury and was taken to a Frederick County hospital. There are no reported injuries to the crew of the train, and the 81-car train, which was carrying batteries, was not…

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