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sleep apnea linked to train accidents in NY

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    Did Transit Engineers’ Sleep Apnea Cause Two Derailments?

    By Michael Barasch

    An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board into two train derailments in the New York metro area revealed that both engineers were suffering from obstructive sleep apnea at the time of their crashes. In September 2016, a NJ Transit train derailed in Hoboken, causing an avalanche of debris that killed a woman standing on […]

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