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TODAY   |  March 25, 2014

Official: Derailed train operator likely fell asleep

A transit official says there are strong indications that the train operator of a derailed subway at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport dozed off before the accident that injured 32 people.

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>>> new information this morning on monday's subway train derailment at chicago's o'hare airport. a transit official says there are strong indications that the train operator dozed off shortly before the accident that injured 32 people. but, officials say safety measures should've stopped that train even if the operator did fall asleep. the operator's name has not been released.