Jim Southworth http://kgou.org en Poor Eyesight Probable Cause Of Oklahoma Train Crash http://kgou.org/post/poor-eyesight-probable-cause-oklahoma-train-crash <p></p><p><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Federal officials say a train driver's failing eyesight was the probable cause of a fiery train crash that killed three people in the<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: red;">Oklahoma <span style="font-size: 11.5pt; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Panhandle last year.</span></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Dr. Mary Pat McKay told the National Transportation Safety Board that the driver’s eyesight fluctuated from day to day and he couldn’t always distinguish red, green and yellow lights.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">“This was a very bright, sunny clear day,” McKay says. “He may have had difficulty telling which of the lights were illuminated.”<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:26:03 +0000 Brian Hardzinski & Associated Press 8070 at http://kgou.org Poor Eyesight Probable Cause Of Oklahoma Train Crash