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Feds: Engineer's sleepiness caused derailment
New York | new york |
NEW YORK (AP) - A sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of a commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, causing a derailment last year that killed four people and injured more than 70, federal regulators said Tuesday.[...]
Nov 26, 2014 3:46pm | 3 views | source: Yahoo

Outdoors: Deer harvest reports are mixed so far in 2014 - Poughkeepsie Journal
poughkeepsie | new york |
Our hunting safety training here in New York is ranked amongst the best in the country and we hope to maintain the good record we have. But accidents come in many flavors. I did hear a report about a fatal Hunting Related Shooting Incident (HRSI) in [...]
Nov 25, 2014 02:26am | 3 views | source: Google / Poughkeepsie Journal

Train Troubles: What's riding our rails? - WPTZ The Champlain Valley
madison | new york |
Since the Lac Megantic accident, a lot has been done on the safety front. CP Rail says it spent part of its $1.3 billion capital budget updating 50 miles of track between Rouses Point and Albany, New York. Global Partners owns the DOT 111 tank cars t[...]
Nov 25, 2014 02:09am | 4 views | source: Google / WPTZ The Champlain Valley

NTSB recommends better sleep disorder screening
New York | new york |
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal regulators who concluded that an engineer's sleep apnea caused a deadly train derailment in New York adopted several recommendations Wednesday for better screening of such disorders, including a call for improved physician tra[...]
Nov 24, 2014 04:33am | 3 views | source: Yahoo

County Road 28 crash blamed on icy, slippery roads
Route 28 |
Update: A one-vehicle crash Thursday night on County Road 28 near the New York State Thruway is being blamed on icy roads. The driver, Douglas J. Trainor, 70 from Farmington was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital and is in satisfactory condition[...]
Nov 21, 2014 11:15am | 13 views | source: Yahoo

Parents of 'Midnight Rider' Crew Member Settle Wrongful Death Suit - KTIC
randall | kansas |
(NEW YORK) - The parents of Sarah Jones, the 27-year-old camera assistant who was killed in a train accident on the Georgia set of Midnight Rider, announced Wednesday they have reached a settlement with several defendants in the wrongful death suit .[...]
Nov 20, 2014 00:06am | 3 views | source: Google / KTIC

Transportation Board Urges Better Sleep Disorder Screenings - TIME
jamaica | new york |
The National Transportation Safety Board approved sleep recommendations Wednesday for train engineers, following a report that the engineer of a New York train that derailed last year, killing four, had undiagnosed sleep apnea. The safety board looke[...]
Nov 19, 2014 10:27pm | 2 views | source: Google / TIME

Routine Trip Turns Fatal as a Man Is Pushed in Front of a Subway Train - New York Times
brooklyn | new york |
Even without surveillance video of the push, the police said other evidence made clear that Mr. Kwok, who last worked for a kitchen supply company, had not fallen on the tracks by accident or jumped into the path of the train. The motorman on the ...[...]
Nov 16, 2014 8:08pm | 13 views | source: Google / New York Times

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