Governor Wolf Thanks School Officials and Volunteers Who Assisted Amtrak 188 Victims and Family Members

May 14, 2015, 13:18 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, Governor Tom Wolf, joined by Superintendent William Hite, visited Webster Elementary in Philadelphia to thank school officials and volunteers for their heroic efforts assisting Amtrak 188 victims and family members on Tuesday evening.

"The communal efforts that took place at Webster Elementary on Tuesday night show the best of Pennsylvania even in the worst of times. The country was watching, and this community stepped up. Pennsylvania and the nation thank you," Governor Wolf told the volunteers.

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor