Best of the Week


Train was traveling at twice the speed limit just before Hoboken crash

Michael Balsamo, freelancer, New York, for continuing his pace-setting coverage of the Hoboken train crash with a scoop that federal investigators believed the train was going at least twice the speed limit at the time of the crash. Two days after his Tuesday scoop, federal investigators confirmed that the train was going 21 mph in a 10 mph zone right before the crash.

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