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Investigative Hold Up Adds Insult To Injury In Limo Crash

Posted on January 9, 2019
Complicating the lack of access to the limousine in the Oct. 6 Schoharie County fatal crash, hundreds of National Transportation Safety Board workers who investigate significant vehicle crashes have been on furlough since the partial federal shutdown began on Dec. 22, leaving new and ongoing investigations on hold. (Flickr.com image by Arlington County, Va.)
Complicating the lack of access to the limousine in the Oct. 6 Schoharie County fatal crash, hundreds of National Transportation Safety Board workers who investigate significant vehicle crashes have been on furlough since the partial federal shutdown began on Dec. 22, leaving new and ongoing investigations on hold. (Flickr.com image by Arlington County, Va.)

THE ISSUE: Federal investigators are barred from closely examining a limousine involved in a crash that claimed 20 lives.

Albany Times-Union editorial here

Related news item: Government Shutdown Delays Accident Probes

Related Topics: accidents, fatalities, federal regulations, law enforcement, limo crashes, New York operators

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