Metro-North derailment victim Sam Rivera one step closer to returning to Ossining home

Sam Rivera was one of 70 people injured

Sam Rivera was one of 70 people injured during the Dec. 1 derailment. Four people died during the incident. He is now bound to a wheelchair after surviving the crash. (August 28, 2014 7:34 PM)

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A Westchester man paralyzed in the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx last December is one step closer to returning to his home and family in Ossining.

Sam Rivera was one of 70 people injured during the Dec. 1 derailment. Four people died during the incident. He is now confined to a wheelchair and has limited mobility in his arms after surviving the crash.

Rivera, who was an MTA railroad...

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