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Rescuers Still Searching Trains

More from mayor's press conference:
D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty: "All along the East Coast will be significantly impacted, probably at least until tomorrow morning."

Metro General Manager John B. Catoe Jr.: "First, I'd like to give my condolences to the families of those who lost their lives today. Also to the families of those who are injured, and our deep, heartfelt pain is with you, and we will do whatever we can to hel[p you through this process.''

Cato says the accident occurred at 5:02 p.m. "We 're still conducting the investigation. The NTSB currently has jurisdiction ... As soon as we have the specifics, we will communicate those."

"We're searching through the train to determine if there are any more individuals on the train." said that at 7:17 p.m. "We don't know" if there are still people trapped on the train.

By Robert Thomson  |  June 22, 2009; 7:31 PM ET
 
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