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NTSB Investigates Freight Train Accident in New Mexico
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 NTSB Investigates Freight Train Accident in New Mexico

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a go-team to investigate today’s head-on collision between two freight trains near Roswell, New Mexico.

NTSB investigator Ted Turpin is leading the team as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Earl Weener is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Public Affairs Officer Terry Williams will also be on-scene in New Mexico to coordinate media-related activities. He can be reached at or by mobile phone at 202-557-1350. The team will arrive in New Mexico this afternoon.

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