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Posted at 3:22 PM ET, 07/27/2010

NTSB adopts Red Line crash findings

By Washington Post editors

The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the probable cause of the June 22, 2009, Red Line crash that killed nine people was malfunctioning track circuits, as well as Metro's failure to use a test -- developed years earlier -- that could have identified and prevented the problem.

-- Ann Scott Tyson

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By Washington Post editors  | July 27, 2010; 3:22 PM ET
Categories:  DC, Maryland, Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  
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