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  • Pickup vs bus captured on video

    Pickup vs bus captured on video
    The bus was headed west on Sample Road. Traffic was light, but the road was wet from rain. Suddenly, passengers inside the Broward County Transit Route 34 bus started screaming.
  • Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes
    A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring. The National...

    Woman Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Milford

    Woman Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Milford
    MILFORD — A woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Monday, according to a Metro-North official. The accident happened about 12:20 p.m. Police said the woman's name and age were unknown Monday evening, as were details about why she was on...

    Two dozen hurt when Chicago-bound Amtrak train hits semi

    Two dozen hurt when Chicago-bound Amtrak train hits semi
    Two dozen people suffered minor injuries when a Chicago-bound Amtrak passenger train collided with a semitrailer at a crossing about 30 miles north of Lafayette, Ind., officials said. The Hoosier State train was traveling from Indianapolis with 56...

    Fatal train crash in New York caused by engineer with sleep disorder: NTSB

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A fatal New York City train derailment last year was likely caused by the engineer at the controls who fell asleep due to an undiagnosed sleep disorder, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday. The Manhattan-...