The Daily CSX: Investigators grill train company about deadly crash in South Carolina

By The Associated Press, WNYT, News Channel 13 NBC; July 10, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal investigators on Tuesday grilled train company executives about a deadly South Carolina crash that happened earlier this year, asking officials with the company that owns the tracks about changes within the company in the months leading up to the crash.

For several hours, National Transportation Safety Board officials questioned representatives from CSX about the Feb. 4 crash near Cayce, South Carolina. The NTSB has previously said that a switch was left in the wrong position, sending a New York-to-Miami Amtrak passenger train onto a side track where a CSX freight train was parked after offloading materials nearby.

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