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Train Traveling At 82 MPH Before Derailment, NTSB Reports

Earl Weener of the NTSB joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut at a press conference in Yonkers on Monday afternoon.
Earl Weener of the NTSB joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut at a press conference in Yonkers on Monday afternoon. Photo Credit: Suzanne Samin

YONKERS, N.Y. -- The train that derailed Sunday morning in the Bronx was traveling at 82 miles per hour when it went over a curve,  National Transportation Safety Board member Earl Weener said at a press conference Monday afternoon at the Hampton Inn in Yonkers.

Trains should slow to 30 miles per hour from 70 miles per hour when going through that stretch, Weener said.

Check back with The Daily Voice for more from this afternoon's press conference.

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