NTSB releases documents as part of investigation into Metro-North accident

The National Transportation Safety Board has released more than 100 documents as part of its investigation into last February's fatal rail accident that killed six people and injured more than a dozen.



The accident, which was the deadliest in Metro-North history, occurred on Feb. 3 when a Metro-North train collided with an SUV on the tracks in Valhalla.



The documents released include summaries, photographs and inspection reports.



According to officials, no wrongdoing has been found on the part of the train's engineer or conductor.



The NTSB says the full report and what investigators believe ultimately caused the accident is expected to be released in February.



The driver of the car that was trapped on the tracks was 49-year-old Ellen Brody, of Edgemont. Her husband, Alan Brody, was interviewed in April by NTSB investigators. 



Brody said his wife was in good spirits the night of the accident and that she was a cautious driver.



Brody said the road signs are confusing and that his wife was unaware that there was a rail crossing. 


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