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Amtrak engineer surrenders on charges in crash that killed 8

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Amtrak engineer involved in a train derailment that killed eight passengers turned himself in to police Thursday on charges including causing a catastrophe and involuntary manslaughter, in a case brought only after a victim’s family got a judge to order that charges be filed. Brandon Bostian, 34, was put in handcuffs as he arrived at the Philadelphia police station with his attorney. Just minutes after leaving Philadelphia on May 12, 2015, on a Washington-to-New York run, Bostian … Read the referenced story here: Amtrak…

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Amtrak engineer surrenders on charges in fatal crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Amtrak engineer involved in a fatal train crash two years ago in Philadelphia has turned himself in to police on charges including causing a catastrophe and involuntary manslaughter. Brandon Bostian was handcuffed by a detective as he arrived at a Philadelphia police station Thursday with his attorney. The train accelerated to 106 mph on a 50 mph curve May 12, 2015, derailing in a crash that killed eight people and injured about 200. The National Transportation Safety Board found that Bostian … Read the referenced story here:…

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