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Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashes

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year, killing one person and injuring more than 200 others, were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative documents made public Thursday. Both trains were going more than double the speed limit and crashed at stations that had been exempted from federal regulations requiring automatic speed controls that could’ve slowed or stopped them. The National Transportation Safety Board … Read the referenced story here:…

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