Amtrak engineer of deadly train crash in Philadelphia turns himself in

The district attorney had decided not to prosecute Brandon Bostian, but the families of some of the victims filed a private criminal complaint.
0:59 | 05/18/17

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Transcript for Amtrak engineer of deadly train crash in Philadelphia turns himself in
You think of the family it was a family to push for criminal charges against the Amtrak engineer. Brandon Boston was at the controls outside Philadelphia when his Amtrak train derailed traveling a more than a hundred miles an hour. When it hit a fifty mile an hour quarter. Investigators concluded the engineer lost situational awareness. Eight passengers were killed. Prosecutors declined to charge Voss TN. But a private criminal complaint was ordered by a judge after pressure from that family among the 200 injured. Aaron him Barbara Levine mr. Levine's longs were crushed his recovery pain staking. And he awaited this day I put handcuffs on and that's appropriate. All the years prison cell as. Boston faces misdemeanor charges and one felony carrying a maximum of ten years in prison his attorney calls the engineer scapegoat. Who now faces trial for this deadly derailment. David currently ABC news washing there.

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