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Cleanup starts slowly

...and two train cars parked on a spur line outside Avondale Mills. But National Transportation Safety Board member Debbie Hersman said preliminary investigations into the crash have not yet revealed where or when the engineer tried to stop the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/08/met_439407.shtml
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Ninth victim found dead

...train left the main track at 2:39 a.m. Thursday morning, slamming into a parked locomotive and two rail cars. Debbie Hersman, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, said the manual switch, which was set to divert train traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/09/met_439450.shtml
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Ninth accident victim identified; schools in and near hot zone to be closed through Tuesday

...responsible for the train on a railroad siding that was crashed into. National Transportation Safety Board member Debbie Hersman said investigators spoke with the local three-man Norfolk Southern crew. She did not reveal much about what was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/08/met_439403.shtml
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Officials patch leaking tanker

...investigators won't be able to complete their probe of the wreck of Norfolk Southern Train 192, said board member Debbie Hersman. Parts of the investigation, including a sight-distance test and an accident reconstruction - re-creating the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/11/met_439610.shtml
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Drummer, DJ expected to recover

...Sunday in Columbia that a noise from a cockpit recording indicates the jet might have had a tire blowout. NTSB member Debbie Hersman said the crew apparently tried to abort the takeoff, but then signaled the efforts were failing. Ms. Hersman said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/22/met_476730.shtml
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Crash victims treated in Augusta

...just before midnight, then crashed on a nearby embankment across a five-lane highway and was engulfed in flames, Debbie Hersman, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, told The Associated Press. The plane was headed for Van...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/21/met_476578.shtml
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Plug stops leak in car

...estimated the wreck cost the company $1.6 billion in equipment damages, National Transportation Safety Board member Debbie Hersman said at a press conference Sunday night. The local Norfolk Southern crew, which shuttles the empty cars to the spur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/10/met_439541.shtml
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Gas affects curious residents

...crisis I've had to deal with." - Robin Chapman, spokesman for Norfolk Southern Corp. "It will probably be one year before the final report of the crash is reported." - Debbie Hersman, member of the National Transportation Safety Board

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/met_439251.shtml
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Crew in SC Learjet crash died of burns, smoke

...Global Exec Aviation, a California-based charter company, and was certified to operate last year. NTSB member Debbie Hersman has said pieces of tire were recovered from the runway. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. manufactured the tires on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/23/met_476780.shtml
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Some schools, mills to reopen

...said in a release. He and U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett, R-S.C., plan to visit the Graniteville area today. Debbie Hersman, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, said during the board's last on-site news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/12/met_439706.shtml
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