Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:
Posts Tagged Transportation
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Sandoval County sheriff’s sergeant struck by a vehicle while directing traffic on Interstate 25 near the San Felipe Pueblo has died.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 5 about legal liability in a deadly Metro-North Railroad derailment, The Associated Press misidentified a lawyer who represented a Staten Island Ferry pilot involved in a 2003 wreck. He is Alan Abramson, not Andrew Abramson.
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — In a story Nov. 10 about Typhoon Haiyan, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that a tsunami in the south in 1976 killed 5,791 people. The actual number is 4,791 dead, according to a 1978 study by the Special Committee on Tsunami Warning System of the National Committee on Marine Sciences, National Science Development Board.
NEW YORK (AP) — In some versions of stories Dec. 3-5 about a train derailment in New York City, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, incorrectly reported the train did not have a safety device called an alerter. The MTA now says the train had one, but not in the car where the engineer was.