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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg visited East Palestine, Ohio, with Department of Transportation Investigators at the site of the derailment on Thursday.
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A first report on the Ohio toxic train wreck was released. Here’s what it found — and what investigators are still looking into

Alisha Ebrahimji and Aya Elamroussi, CNN February 24, 2023

CNN– After federal officials released an initial report concluding that this month’s toxic train wreck in Ohio was completely preventable, investigators will begin examining procedures, practices...

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks during an event about fuel economy standards at the headquarters of the Department of Transportation April 1, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/File)

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to visit Ohio town affected by toxic train derailment on Thursday

Pete Muntean and MJ Lee, CNN February 22, 2023

CNN– Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will visit the site of the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, on Thursday. The secretary has come under intense pressure from East Palestine residents...

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Update: Victims of Akron plane crash identified

Allie Johnson November 13, 2015

The Summit County Medical Examiner released the names of the seven passengers who died in Tuesday’s plane crash in Akron. The victims were: Gary Shapiro, 35, Thomas Virgin 31, Jared Weiner, 35, and...

Asiana: Jet partly to blame in California crash

Justin Pritchard, AP March 31, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Asiana Airlines acknowledged in documents released Monday that its pilots failed to correct their fatally slow approach to a landing at San Francisco International Airport but also blamed...

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