Engineer from California train derailment has died: local news

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 03, 2015 12:43 PM

(Reuters) - An engineer who was hospitalized after a train derailment in Southern California has died, local television news reported on Tuesday, citing police.

The death of train engineer Glen Steele, 62, was the first fatality from the Feb. 24 crash, NBC news in Los Angeles reported.

(Reporting by Dan Levine in San Francisco; Editing by Chris Reese)