NTSB: Train going too fast at curve before wreck, no problem seen with the brakes

  • Article by: FRANK ELTMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 2, 2013 - 10:34 PM

YONKERS, N.Y. — A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or mechanical trouble was unclear, he said.

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