Passenger train derails in New York

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:18:42 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 04 2013 09:52:30 AM CST

A union representative stated on Dec. 3 that the engineer who was involved in Sunday's New York train derailment apparently "was nodding off and caught himself too late" before the accident that killed four people and injured 67 others. Learn more about this deadly train derailment.

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It's unclear how long the investigation will take, said Aaron Donovan, a spokesman for Metro-North Rail. "Once the NTSB gives us the all-clear, then we can begin to repair and clean up the tracks," he said.

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