Metro-North Railroad to Screen Engineers for Sleep Apnea

December 15, 2014 11:06 PM

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(NEW YORK) — A New York commuter rail line is taking steps to potentially screen its engineers for sleep apnea after the fatal crash in the Bronx a little more than a year ago.

Four people were killed and 61 people were injured on Dec. 1, 2013, when the Metro-North train rounded the curve in the Bronx at 82 mph, well above the 30-mph speed restriction.

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