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Philly.com
"Get well" run Sunday for SEPTA officer struck by hit-and-run driver while runningenough to start running again," said Lyons. Miller, a father of two adult chil
"Get well" run Sunday for SEPTA officer struck by hit-and-run driver while running
Philly.com / Posted 22 hours ago
enough to start running again," said Lyons. Miller, a father of two adult children, is assigned to the district at the Frankford Transportation Center and patrolled part of the Market-Frankford Line, Nestel said. Miller was heavily medicated... Read more
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Philly.com
Laurel Hill Cemetery's legendary Norway maple 'witness tree' is felledsaid Waskie. He serves on the board of the Grand Army of the Republic Civil Wa
Laurel Hill Cemetery's legendary Norway maple 'witness tree' is felled
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
said Waskie. He serves on the board of the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library in Philadelphia's Frankford section. The museum displays the preserved head of Meade's horse, Old Baldy, and its own tree collection - four... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Saturday's letters to the editorjust fade away. 3. Our TMH folks should be applauded and supported by every ci
Saturday's letters to the editor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
just fade away. 3. Our TMH folks should be applauded and supported by every citizen/taxpayer in Quinte West. Mike Potts Frankford A successful fundraiser Anne Ryan and Nedi Tsourlis from Global Pet Foods Belleville would like to thank customers... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Lancaster County tourism brings in billionsknown for but people are discovering our walkable towns and villages, our citie
Lancaster County tourism brings in billions
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
known for but people are discovering our walkable towns and villages, our cities, (and) downtown Lancaster," said Kathleen Frankford from Discover Lancaster. In 2016, numbers are anticipated to be even better. "All of the theaters have new shows... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Skate park fundraiser eventThe Frankford Skate Park committee was formed in January 2015 responding to com
Skate park fundraiser event
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
The Frankford Skate Park committee was formed in January 2015 responding to community interest and desire to provide a skate park in Frankford. The skate park will provide the youth with a safe and fun place to skateboard, ride their scooters and... Read more
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Philly.com
William Snyder, SEPTA district managerCo., driving the Route 56 trolley along Allegheny Avenue, the Route 3 bus on Ke
William Snyder, SEPTA district manager
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Co., driving the Route 56 trolley along Allegheny Avenue, the Route 3 bus on Kensington Avenue, and the Route 5 bus on Frankford Avenue, his son said. After about a decade on the streets, his son said, Mr. Snyder became a driving instructor in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
VIQ: Stars dance this week for fundraiserand training is provided. Friendly visiting opportunities are also available.
VIQ: Stars dance this week for fundraiser
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
and training is provided. Friendly visiting opportunities are also available. • Youth Centres in Belleville, Trenton and Frankford are seeking volunteers interested in tutoring, sports, cooking, music and more. Share your talents today and make a... Read more
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Philly.com
Police ID man charged in fatal hit-run in NE PhillyNortheast Philadelphia early Tuesday in the pouring rain. John Cook, 35, of th
Police ID man charged in fatal hit-run in NE Philly
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday in the pouring rain. John Cook, 35, of the 4800 block of Tackawanna Street, in East Frankford, was charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, not being properly licensed and fleeing the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia trainwith his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia train
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
with his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at the 13th Street station just as a Market-Frankford train was arriving. Jackson died at the scene. His wife was taken to a hospital to be treated for shock. The... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia trainwith his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia train
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
with his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at the 13th Street station just as a Market-Frankford train was arriving. Jackson died at the scene. His wife was taken to a hospital to be treated for shock. The... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia trainwith his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia train
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
with his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at the 13th Street station just as a Market-Frankford train was arriving. Jackson died at the scene. His wife was taken to a hospital to be treated for shock. The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia trainwith his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at
Texas man ID'd as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia train
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
with his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at the 13th Street station just as a Market-Frankford train was arriving. Jackson died at the scene. His wife was taken to a hospital to be treated for shock. The... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Man struck and killed by train in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania Transportation Authority says the man was hit at about 5:15 p.m. T
Man struck and killed by train in Philadelphia
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says the man was hit at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday on the westbound side of the Market-Frankford line at the 13th street station. SEPTA says shuttle buses are operating instead of the Market-Frankford line... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Man struck and killed by train in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania Transportation Authority says the man was hit at about 5:15 p.m. T
Man struck and killed by train in Philadelphia
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says the man was hit at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday on the westbound side of the Market-Frankford line at the 13th street station. SEPTA says shuttle buses are operating instead of the Market-Frankford line... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man struck and killed by train in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania Transportation Authority says the man was hit at about 5:15 p.m. T
Man struck and killed by train in Philadelphia
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says the man was hit at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday on the westbound side of the Market-Frankford line at the 13th street station. SEPTA says shuttle buses are operating instead of the Market-Frankford line... Read more
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Philly.com
In Center City, the face of the opiate addiction crisisDay weekends spent in large backyards with their families - "the normal life,"
In Center City, the face of the opiate addiction crisis
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Day weekends spent in large backyards with their families - "the normal life," Matt said. Monday, after taking the El to Frankford to get that $10-dollar bag, after walking two blocks where dealers yell "Dope . . . dope. . . dope," after... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Health care referendum in Quinte Westsaid despite the short notice, the local referendum has been well received. “W
Health care referendum in Quinte West
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
said despite the short notice, the local referendum has been well received. “We had more than 100 people vote at the Frankford Riverfest Saturday and we’re hoping hundreds more come out and vote to end the cuts,” said Reynolds. Residents can... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
SEPTA Launches Positive Train Control on Fox Chase LineSilverliner V fleets, which transport more than 100,000 riders every day. Last
SEPTA Launches Positive Train Control on Fox Chase Line
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
Silverliner V fleets, which transport more than 100,000 riders every day. Last year's deadly derailment of Amtrak 188 in at Frankford Junction in Philadelphia sparked new requirements for installation of the system on tracks. SEPTA shares some... Read more
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examiner.com
Urban farming as a fix for Philadelphia's food crisis; A glimpse at Greensgrowsuch as Society Hill, Northern Liberties, Queen Village and Center City and pov
Urban farming as a fix for Philadelphia's food crisis; A glimpse at Greensgrow
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
such as Society Hill, Northern Liberties, Queen Village and Center City and poverty-stricken Kensington, West Oak Lane, Frankford, Fishtown, and Overbrook), has consistently ranked among the hungriest in the nation (see the Gallup-Healthways... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Riverfest reboundsCrowds flowed through Frankford Riverfest during the weekend, taking in a varie
Riverfest rebounds
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 6 days ago
Crowds flowed through Frankford Riverfest during the weekend, taking in a variety of family activities along the Trent River. While traffic in the midway was slower – the result of two ride malfunctions Thursday - warm, sunny weather still brought a... Read more
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Philly.com
Here's what Nothing sounds like nowwith their debut album Guilty of Everything, their band bio was fraught with pe
Here's what Nothing sounds like now
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
with their debut album Guilty of Everything, their band bio was fraught with peril. Palermo grew up in the 1990s in the Frankford section of Philadelphia at a time when the neighborhood was, as he put it, "the heroin capital of the world. Half... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Frankford Riverfest continues SundayFrankford Riverfest is going with the flow this weekend, with a variety of fami
Frankford Riverfest continues Sunday
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 7 days ago
Frankford Riverfest is going with the flow this weekend, with a variety of family activities along the east bank of the Trent River. While traffic in the midway was slower Saturday – the result of two ride malfunctions Thursday – warm, sunny weather... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Inspections needed more oftenIt could have been worse. News spread, Thursday, quickly of issues at the Fran
Inspections needed more often
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 8 days ago
It could have been worse. News spread, Thursday, quickly of issues at the Frankford Riverfest after there were two rides that experienced malfunctions. First, the Scrambler broke down after, as officials stated, it struck the ground due to soil... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Riverfest rides malfunctionFrankford Riverfest had just kicked into full swing Thursday evening when it wa
Riverfest rides malfunction
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 9 days ago
Frankford Riverfest had just kicked into full swing Thursday evening when it was brought to a screeching halt due to a pair of ride malfunctions. Sandra Wannamaker of Trenton says she was visiting the annual festival with four children in tow when... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Three shot, two within four blocks, in Northeast Baltimorethree miles away, just before midnight, a 27-year-old man was shot multiple tim
Three shot, two within four blocks, in Northeast Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
three miles away, just before midnight, a 27-year-old man was shot multiple times in the 4800 block of Bowland Avenue in Frankford. He also managed to go without an ambulance to a hospital, where police were called to interview him. His... Read more
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Philly.com
Ralph M. Schrager, 58, neonatologistin neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In 1988, Dr. Schrager f
Ralph M. Schrager, 58, neonatologist
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
in neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In 1988, Dr. Schrager founded the intensive-care nursery at Frankford Torresdale Hospital and remained there as chief of neonatology until the maternity unit was closed in 2006. He... Read more
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The Morning Call
TICKET BOX: Bob Dylan and ZZ Top with Gov't Mule at Sands Bethlehem Event Center; Sabrina Carpenter and Dierks Bentley at Musikfest; The Hooters at Levit Pavilion SteelStacks; Bruce Springsteen and Sia in Philly among 45 new showsTickets: $39.50-$59.50, on sale 10 a.m. Friday.May20 Also, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19,
TICKET BOX: Bob Dylan and ZZ Top with Gov't Mule at Sands Bethlehem Event Center; Sabrina Carpenter and Dierks Bentley at Musikfest; The Hooters at Levit Pavilion SteelStacks; Bruce Springsteen and Sia in Philly among 45 new shows
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Tickets: $39.50-$59.50, on sale 10 a.m. Friday.May20 Also, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, The Fillmore Philadelphia, 1000 Frankford Ave., www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. Tickets: $36 general admission standing, on sale 10 a.m.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Amtrak crash, agency blames distracted engineerwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
In Amtrak crash, agency blames distracted engineer
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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Philly.com
More than one human error behind Amtrak wreckcurves, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded in a report released
More than one human error behind Amtrak wreck
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
curves, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded in a report released Tuesday. He drove the train into the big Frankford Junction bend at more than twice the 50 mph speed limit and, as an NTSB member put it, "went in a matter of seconds... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Some Amtrak Victims Not Buying NTSB Findings188 Derailment, a Year Later: What Has Changed? It's been a year since Amtrak
Some Amtrak Victims Not Buying NTSB Findings
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
188 Derailment, a Year Later: What Has Changed? It's been a year since Amtrak 188 derailed in Philadelphia at a curve at Frankford Junction. What has changed in the year since the deadly derailment? NBC10's Matt DeLucia is live at 30th Street... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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Philly.com
NTSB: Amtrak crash went 'from distraction to disaster' in secondswas 50 mph, causing the derailment. The NTSB concluded that Bostian likely tho
NTSB: Amtrak crash went 'from distraction to disaster' in seconds
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
was 50 mph, causing the derailment. The NTSB concluded that Bostian likely thought he was on a stretch of track beyond the Frankford Curve, where the speed limit was 110 mph. He "went in a matter of seconds from distraction to disaster," said NTSB... Read more
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dna
Radio distracted engineer in 2015 Amtrak crash: US safety agencypart of the transportation system - the human being," he told a hearing. The N
Radio distracted engineer in 2015 Amtrak crash: US safety agency
dna / Posted 11 days ago
part of the transportation system - the human being," he told a hearing. The New York-bound Amtrak train derailed at Frankford Junction Curve about 11 minutes after leaving Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. Some of the passengers were... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
NTSB: Philly Amtrak crash engineer’s faulttrain and was mandated years ago, could have prevented the accident. “The abse
NTSB: Philly Amtrak crash engineer’s fault
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 11 days ago
train and was mandated years ago, could have prevented the accident. “The absence of positive train control at Frankford Junction resulted in the death of eight innocent people,” Blumenthal said. “Today’s NTSB board meeting was a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
NTSB: Philly Amtrak crash engineer’s faulttrain and was mandated years ago, could have prevented the accident. “The abse
NTSB: Philly Amtrak crash engineer’s fault
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
train and was mandated years ago, could have prevented the accident. “The absence of positive train control at Frankford Junction resulted in the death of eight innocent people,” Blumenthal said. “Today’s NTSB board meeting was a... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 11 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 11 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
KHQ Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreckwindshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because h
Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 days ago
windshield. Investigators said they believe Bostian was accelerating because he thought he had already passed the sharp Frankford Junction curve. After the curve is a straightaway where the speed limit climbs to 110 mph. Authorities ruled out... Read more
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