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Investigators Blame Human Error for New York Train Derailment

Federal investigators rule out mechanical problems as the cause of the deadly train derailment in New York.
Federal investigators rule out mechanical problems as the cause of the deadly train derailment in New York. The National Transportation Safety Board's latest update shows evidence that human error was to blame.

11 minutes before the derailment, the engineer failed to dim his lights as required when he passed another train. William Rockefeller admits he had a lapse in attention, and his attorney compared it to highway hypnosis.

Four people were killed and dozens of passengers were injured.
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