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Assistant Conductor In Fatal Train Derailment Gets $835K For Her Injuries

Four people were killed when a Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx near the Spuyten Duyvil station in December 2013.
Four people were killed when a Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx near the Spuyten Duyvil station in December 2013. Photo Credit: File

An assistant conductor on the Metro-North train that derailed in December 2013 has been awarded at least $835,000 for her injuries, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

Maria Herbert, of Wallkill, claims to have been incapacitated by accident, suffering a case of post-traumatic stress disorder that has left her unable to work, according to the report.

Though a federal jury awarded her $835,000 for her injuries, she had previously entered into what the report calls a "high-low settlement" with the railroad.

The Dec. 1, 2013 crash in the Bronx killed four people and wounded dozens more.

Read the full story at poughkeepsiejournal.com .

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