NJ Train Crash That Killed Atty Reignites Safety Concerns

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (September 29, 2016, 4:58 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Transit commuter train crash that killed a woman and injured 108 people Thursday at the agency's Hoboken terminal raised questions about federal safety mandates that have yet to be implemented, although officials refused to discuss what may have caused the high-speed crash.

At a press conference at the terminal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo repeatedly declined to discuss possible causes and said a reporter's question about whether the Federal Railroad Administration's digital safety technology initiative could have prevented the accident was "speculation."

"I learned a long time ago as a U.S. attorney,...

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