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NTSB: Va. woman didn't have to die in Metro smoke

Federal transportation investigators said Tuesday that an Alexandria woman who died from inhaling smoke that filled her Yellow Line train in January 2015 would still be alive if Metro had followed its own procedures. The National Transportation Board was meeting Tuesday to finalize its findings into the cause of of the smoke and the emergency response.

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