May 14, 2015

The Latest on Amtrak crash: College dean died in crash

12:10 a.m. Officials at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, confirmed that Derrick Griffith, dean of student affairs and enrollment management, was one of seven people killed in the derailment of the Amtrak train. The college says the 42-year-old Griffith served Medgar Evers students and the community "with passion" and that he was "a champion for the downtrodden." It says he formerly was...

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