The first thing the Metro-North train operator allegedly told investigators after Sunday's horrific derailment in the Bronx was, “I was in a daze," according to law-enforcement sources who spoke with the Post and the News. According to the latter's source, operator William Rockefeller Jr. Show More Summary
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In case you were curious where the Soyuz craft are docked on the International Space Station, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has shared information as she goes through her training for a scheduled trip to the ISS next year. Read more...
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NEW YORK (AP) — He's worked on the railroad for two decades, but engineer William Rockefeller's life may be defined by what he did in the seconds before his speeding commuter train flew off the tracks along a sharp bend.
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Despite being at the front of the pack on the train, Ally & Ashley fell behind on the detour in The Amazing Race 23 Episode 9 and were eliminated. Teams depart in the order in which they arrived. First: Leo & Jamal Second: Tim & Marie - 7:26AM Third: Jason & Amy - 7:40AM Fourth: Nicole & Travis - 7:42AM They [...]
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The driver of the train that derailed in New York City is said be have "lost focus" and been in a "highway hypnosis," when the train took the sharp turn going 82 miles per hour, nearly three times the 30-mph speed limit. The train driver, who is also reported to be "devastated' by the loss of life an injuries, has retained a defense attorney. Show More Summary
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After a July train crash in killed 79 people, Spain is now banning cell phone use by train operators unless it is an emergency. Public Works Minister Ana Pastor said Tuesday that Spain is also planning to put black box recorders, similar...Show More Summary
Trouble ahead for William Rockefeller, the engineer of the Metro North train that derailed on Sunday killing four and leaving 63 injured. The word is that he was asleep at the time of the deadly accident, DNAInfo New York reports. Veteran engineer William Rockefeller all but admitted he was falling asleep as the train came [...]
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