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Metro-North Train Engineer leaves interview requests unanswered

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Updated: 12/02/2013 9:28 pm

GERMANTOWN, N.Y. - NEWS10 ABC has been dedicated to get our viewers answers about the fatal Metro-North Train accident that happened on Sunday.

NEWS10 ABC's Marty Kasper was in Columbia County Monday night, waiting for Metro-North Train Engineer William Rockefeller to arrive home. 

NEWS10 ABC's request for an interview went unanswered. Shortly after a car pulled into the garage, New York State Police arrived and went inside Rockefeller's home.

On Sunday morning, the Bronx train derailed and service to and from NYC and the Capital Region was delayed.

There have been four confirmed deaths and 63 others have been injured. Eleven of the injuries are reported as critical and several people had to be extricated from the train.

It was reported that Rockefeller, one of four train operators on board at the time of the crash is traumatized by the accident and has been cooperating fully with investigators.

At one point, police did approach NEWS10 ABC and told us the residents of the home do not wish to speak to the media.

"The family that resides in this house does not want anyone for any reason on their property."

NEWS10 ABC will continue to follow the story and bring updates as soon as we get them.

The National Transportation Security Board held a press conference on Monday and stated their investigation has uncovered that the train was travelinga t 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve. The investigation does continue.

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