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NTSB to Determine Fatal Grade Crossing Crash Probable Cause
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 NTSB to Determine Fatal Grade Crossing Crash Probable Cause

​WASHINGTON (August 3, 2018) — The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled a board meeting for Aug. 7, 2018, to determine the probable cause of the March 7, 2017, collision of an ECHO Transportation motorcoach and a CSX freight train near Biloxi, Mississippi.

Four of the 49 motorcoach passengers were killed in the crash.  The driver and 37 passengers were injured.

Previously released information about the accident is available at:

WHAT: NTSB board meeting

WHEN: Aug. 7, 2018, 9:30 a.m. EDT

WHERE: NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC

PARTICIPANTS: NTSB board members and staff

WEBCAST: A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Phone Number
(202) 314-6100