• FILE - This Oct. 1, 2016, file photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows damage done to the Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, N.J., after a commuter train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others. New Jersey legislators will consider granting themselves subpoena power as they begin to look into last month's New Jersey Transit train crash. The Democrat-led Assembly Judiciary Committee is expected to consider subpoena authorization on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (Chris O'Neil/NTSB photo via AP, File)

    FILE - This Oct. 1, 2016, file photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows damage done to the Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, N.J., after a commuter train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others. New Jersey ... legislators will consider granting themselves subpoena power as they begin to look into last month's New Jersey Transit train crash. The Democrat-led Assembly Judiciary Committee is expected to consider subpoena authorization on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (Chris O'Neil/NTSB photo via AP, File) (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 file photo released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), James Southworth, Investigator-in-Charge for the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation, is handed the lead car's video recorder in an anti-static bag from NTSB investigator Michael Hiller, in Hobokon, N.J. New Jersey legislators will consider granting themselves subpoena power as they begin to look into last month's New Jersey Transit train crash that killed one woman and injured more than 100. The Democrat-led Assembly Judiciary Committee is expected to consider subpoena authorization on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (N.J. Transit Police Det. Laquan Hudson/NTSB via AP, File)

    FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 file photo released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), James Southworth, Investigator-in-Charge for the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation, is handed the lead car's video ... recorder in an anti-static bag from NTSB investigator Michael Hiller, in Hobokon, N.J. New Jersey legislators will consider granting themselves subpoena power as they begin to look into last month's New Jersey Transit train crash that killed one woman and injured more than 100. The Democrat-led Assembly Judiciary Committee is expected to consider subpoena authorization on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (N.J. Transit Police Det. Laquan Hudson/NTSB via AP, File) (The Associated Press)

Lawmakers to consider subpoena power in crash probe

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New Jersey legislators will consider granting themselves subpoena power as they begin to look into last month's New Jersey Transit train crash that killed one woman and injured more than 100.

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The Democrat-led Assembly Judiciary Committee is expected to consider subpoena authorization on Thursday. If approved, the legislators could compel officials to testify and provide documents.

It's unclear whether the subpoena power would be used, and the Assembly is planning to work with the Democrat-led state Senate to investigate the crash.

A Senate oversight panel hearing is set for Friday.

The lawmakers' investigation comes after an Associated Press review of federal safety data that showed NJ Transit had more accidents and paid more in fines for safety violations than any other commuter railroad nationwide over the past five years.