Danger remains 2 years after deadly train crash

Two years after the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, officials and commuters say railroad crossings remain just as dangerous.

Two years after the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, officials and commuters say railroad crossings remain just as dangerous.

Two years after the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, officials and commuters say railroad crossings remain just as dangerous. (2/3/17)

VALHALLA - Two years after the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, officials and commuters say railroad crossings remain just as dangerous.

Six people died in 2015 when a train on the Harlem line, carrying hundreds of evening commuters, slammed into Ellen Brody's Mercedes SUV at the Commerce Street crossing in Valhalla.

Police have handed brochures about how to safely cross train tracks -- but there are no visible safety upgrades at the intersection.

The federal government has given New York state millions of dollars to address the problem, but the government has reportedly not handed over an official report by the National Transportation Safety Bureau detailing the findings of its federal investigation.

And officials in Mount Pleasant say dozens of lawsuits over the incident could bankrupt the town.

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