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Mayor Muriel Bowser Statement on Today’s Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Incident

Monday, January 12, 2015
Contact: LaToya Foster (202) 355-5326 
(Washington, DC) Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued the following statement regarding the Metrorail fatality during this afternoon’s commute: 
“We are all saddened by today’s fatality aboard the Metrorail, and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the passenger who passed away. I want to thank our brave first responders who assisted passengers during the evacuation and with treatment at the scene. I have been in contact with the WMATA leadership, and we will continue to keep the District’s resources available in the aftermath of the incident.”