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Wife of seriously injured Amtrak worker talks about trying to keep him alive

On Jan. 11, Amtrak employee Robert Zimmerman was severely shocked when he touched a catenary line carrying 12,000 volts while at work. Zimmerman, who served 10 years in the U.S. Navy and is a volunteer firefighter, has had multiple surgeries. On Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, Zimmerman's wife, Christine, spoke about the outpouring of support the family has received. (Credit: Ed Betz; Dan Lungen)

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