NEW YORK – It’s sometimes called highway hypnosis or white-line fever, and it’s familiar to anyone who has driven long distances along a monotonous route. 1,178 more words
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NEW YORK, N.Y. – The engineer driving the speeding commuter train that derailed in New York City last weekend, killing four people, has been suspended without pay, a railroad spokesman said Thursday. 462 more words
CNN’s Jake Tapper talks to Joel Zaritsky, who was sitting in the fourth car of the train when it derailed on Sunday. He is one of the lucky survivors who escaped with minor injuries.
CNN is learning new details in what could have caused the deadly train derailment in New York on Sunday.
According to officials, the train’s engineer, William Rockefeller, passed a breathalyzer but told investigators he was “in a daze” and doesn’t know “what happened’ in the moments leading up to the crash. 52 more words
By Shimon Prokupecz, Mike Ahlers and Ray Sanchez
(CNN) — The results from alcohol breath tests for the train engineer of the New York commuter train that derailed Sunday morning were negative, National Transportation Safety Board member Earl Weener told reporters Tuesday. 1,412 more words
(CNN) — The engineer of the New York commuter train that derailed Sunday morning — killing four people and injuring 67 others — told investigators at the scene he was “in a daze” before the crash, two senior New York law enforcement sources told CNN Tuesday. 1,324 more words