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Widow Of Poughkeepsie Man Sues Metro-North For Husband's Death

A Poughkeepsie woman is suing Metro-North for the death of her husband who lost his life in a Feb. 3 crash.
A Poughkeepsie woman is suing Metro-North for the death of her husband who lost his life in a Feb. 3 crash. Photo Credit: NTSB

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- The widow of a Poughkeepsie man who was killed in the fatal Metro-North train collision in February has filed suit against the commuter railroad, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

Jill Shiner Vandercar's claim alleges dangerous grade crossing, faulty emergency exits and poor decision-making contributed to the death of her husband, Eric Vandercar, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported.

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