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NY Deadly Train Accident; Operator Might Have Nodding Off

Investigators talking to William Rockefeller, the engineer of a train which derailed in New York on Sunday, say they had to cut their interview short because of the man's emotional state.
YONKERS, NY -- Investigators talking to William Rockefeller, the engineer of a train which derailed in New York on Sunday, say they had to cut their interview short because of the man's emotional state. A union representative says Rockefeller was nodding off just before the crash and caught himself too late.

"You catch yourself. Sometimes, we catch ourselves, it's too late, we're in the guardrail. right? I've done it myself. Unfortunately, that's what's happened here. It's a tragedy. there's a lot of lives that are never going to be the same ever again," says Union Boss, Anthony Bottalico.

The Federal Railroad Administration sent a letter chastising the Metro-North railroad on Tuesday, saying four accidents in less than seven months is "simply unacceptable."
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