Transcript for More Details Emerge in Hoboken Train Accident
New developments tonight after that rush hour nightmare just outside New York City and Hoboken, New Jersey to train crashing into the station. The train did so much damage that stationed the recorder and a camera at the front are still out of reach. ABC's David Curley is at the seat again tonight forks. More scenes tonight of the moments after the crash passengers leading days a crane bell sounding. And that lead car which slammed through the stop bumper flying into the platform the damage so significant. Investigators can't get to all the wreckage. Only one data recorder has been recovered which has been sent to the manufacture to read out the data. The train headed south at 7:23 in the morning just after eight. Cameras catch an operating normally but forty minutes later ending its trip it crashes into the Hoboken station the speed limit entering the station is ten miles an hour but some suggest the speed was three times that before it crashed. Despite the impact the engineer was found slumped over the controls. Yeah. They're dealing him yeah grabs. He's out of the hospital has been in contact with investigators but has not been interviewed today. 48 year old Thomas Gallagher has been with new Jersey transit for 29 years. New details of the only fatality a mother 34 year old that he all of its heart the crude who had just dropped her child off at daycare. Vermont Perkins who ran to the station after the crash talk to our Amy robot. You actually helped her when she was taking her final breaths and I was like this anomaly in novelist you. If you wanna die you know without my suffering I'm be here with you. And David Curley what does tonight and they've recovered one data recorder as you reported there David but they can't get to the other. Or that all important front facing camera that you told us about last night here. That's correct but they do have other video David they've recovered from for the station they won't characterize what they've seen on any of these videos as for the engineer. Bodily fluids are being sent her toxicology report. And electronic devices of off all the crew members are being examined.
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