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 NTSB to Investigate Metro Train Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched an investigator to today's Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) accident in Washington, DC.  NTSB has designated Jim Southworth, Chief, Railroad Division, as the Investigator-in-Charge. 
At 10:15 am, (EST), a northbound WMATA Red Line train, consisting of six train cars, derailed north of the Farragut North station.  There were three minor injuries reported. 

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594