Report: Engineer in fatal Metro-North derailment has sleep disorder

Four passengers were killed and 59 injured in

Four passengers were killed and 59 injured in the crash last year. (April 7, 2014 6:49 PM)

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Federal investigators say that the man at the controls during last year's fatal Metro-North derailment in the Bronx had a number of health issues, including an undiagnosed sleep condition. 

According to a medical document made available by the National Transportation Safety Board, engineer William Rockefeller has severe obstructive sleep apnea. 

Additionally, Rockefeller was...

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