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Investigators scour N.Y. train wreckage; death toll stands at 6
Investigators scour N.Y. train wreckage; death toll stands at 6

A 400-foot chunk of electrified rail sliced through an SUV, punctured its fuel tank and pierced the first and part of the second car of a commuter train, investigators said Wednesday as they pieced together details of a fiery crash that killed six people north of New York City. National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Robert Sumwalt said the agency was focusing on two main questions as it began investigating Tuesday evening’s crash in the Westchester County town of Valhalla: why the SUV driver was on the tracks, and why the accident killed so many people on the train. “That’s really going to be the heart of it,” Sumwalt said at a news conference. He said...

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