VIDEO: Governor Wolf Discusses Amtrak 188 Accident

May 13, 2015

Harrisburg, PA – Last night at 12:45 am Governor Wolf arrived at the scene of the Amtrak train derailment. Upon arriving he received a briefing from local, state, and federal officials including Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. After receiving a briefing from officials and emergency personnel, Gov. Wolf joined Mayor Nutter for a media availability to provide an update on the situation to the public. Gov. Wolf then joined local, state, and federal officials to tour the site of the accident where he received additional briefings. Governor Wolf thanked first responders and emergency officials including the Pennsylvania State Police troopers who were assisting on the scene. Governor Wolf has remained and will remain in close contact with local and federal authorities and has offered whatever support from the commonwealth that is necessary.

This morning, Governor Wolf again addressed the tragedy in Philadelphia. You can listen to his remarks here:

Governor Wolf has been in contact with local and federal officials, including Mayor Nutter and President Obama, and will remain in contact with officials and emergency responders.

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeff Sheridan – 717.783.1116

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