Sleep apnea suspected in fatal Hoboken New Jersey train crash
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. — Officials say sleep apnea may have played a role in the Hoboken Terminal train crash that occurred on Sept. 29, killing a woman.
The Associated Press reported that two U.S. officials were briefed on the investigation and that the possibility that the conductor suffered from sleep apnea is being investigated.
Another official confirmed to The Record that 48-year-old Thomas Gallagher, who was operating the train, was diagnosed after the crash with sleep apnea. The official, who was briefed on the matter earlier, spoke on condition on anonymity, as the official was not authorized to discuss the information. – READ MORE