Update: Metro-North Engineer Fell Asleep During Fatal Train Derailment
DNAinfo New York recently reported that investigators believe William Rockefeller, the motorman at the controls in the deadly Metro-North Railroad derailment, may have fell asleep. Rockefeller, 46, has been an engineer for roughly 11 years and a Metro-North employee for 20 years, and until Sunday maintained a unblemished record.
According to sources:
Sources also said:
Rockefeller was among those released from the hospital Monday and has been thoroughly traumatized by the tragedy according to Union officials.
Check out the full story over at Huffington Post.