Transcript for NTSB to Announce Cause of Deadly Crash
The federal investigators are expected to outline the probable cause of the deadly Amtrak derailment a year ago in Philadelphia. A source says they will say the train engineer Brian Boskin was distracted by radio message. About a problem on another train and didn't realize his train was going too fast. Eight passengers were killed former congressman and Iraq veteran Patrick Murphy was injured and he shared his survival story with ABC news. Oh. I wouldn't have done to combat deployments are worse times those deployments that I that I thought that was the end I thought. That night on Amtrak said that it was the end frankly need to tell me happened so fast she'd have time to think about it but I remember thinking this is. It is her allow employees and then I can feel it shake as if it was. So the bears happening and I immediately grabbed a table in front of me at script it would take for dear life beau is instantaneously just thrown. Across. Train car. About 121006. But one. I was throne as if you know I was dragged off. I looked up. Price college's emergency exit they would decide when that was not the roof I ripped open net university handled wants to get that emerged chicks open. Just you know short people wanted to time. And around and helping them lifting them up over how to act around cars and that any soldier with the the violent movement of that crash and worse or the other side of the car. And be able to to walk away you know what just concussion was something that. I am grateful war. Very grateful that I was able to home that night I mean age of my fellow passengers were killed in the crash and general to go home to their families and I was. As Patrick Murphy sharing his story with us now in the wake of the crash the NTSB is expected to recommend better training for engineers. And then I also recommend looking at whether having two crew members and a locomotive would be safer than having just one.
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