Rail company chief: Engineer failed to properly set brakes in Quebec train crash

  • by: DAVID CRARY , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 10, 2013 - 6:03 PM

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — The head of a U.S. railway company whose oil-laden train crashed into a Quebec town, exploding and killing at least 15 people, blamed the accident on an employee who he said had failed to properly set the brakes.

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