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Investigators studying cellphone of engineer in fatal Amtrak crash
Investigators studying cellphone of engineer in fatal Amtrak crash

Investigators trying to determine why an Amtrak train barreled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit are studying the engineer's cellphone to see if he was distracted before the fatal crash, officials said Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety Board said the Federal Railroad Administration had obtained the cellphone records of Brandon Bostian, who was at the train's controls on May 12 when it derailed in Philadelphia. Eight passengers on the train, Amtrak's No. 188 out of Washington and headed for New York, were killed. "Although the records appear to indicate that calls were made, text messages sent, and data used on the day of the accident,...

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