An investigative hearing exploring the deadly
The National Transporation Safety Board had already postponed the hearing from November to December because of the partial government shutdown. The hearing, rescheduled for Tuesday, has now been postponed a second time, with the NTSB citing inclement weather in the area as the reason.
A winter storm blanketed the D.C. region Tuesday with a layer of several inches of snow, prompting schools and many federal government offices to close for the day.
[Updated 11:43 a.m. PST, Dec. 10, 2013: The NTSB announced that the hearing has been resecheduled for Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.]
Three teenage girls were killed in the crash and more than 180 other people were injured. One of the passengers who died was struck by an emergency vehicle on its way to the crash site.