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Train Crash in New Jersey Terminal; One Dead, 75 injured.

"It simply did not stop. It went right through the barriers and into the reception area."

 

September 29, 2016

A New Jersey Transit train derailed during rush hour on Thursday morning and crashed into Hoboken terminal, one of the busiest in the state, and a huge commuter hub for those traveling to and from New York City.

A commuter train loaded with people crashed through barriers and into a New Jersey terminal during the Morning commute Thursday. Officials, who had initially said 3 people were dead, now say that one person was killed and 75 are injured.

A New Jersey Transit train derailed during rush hour on Thursday morning and crashed into Hoboken terminal, one of the busiest in the state, and a huge commuter hub for those traveling to and from New York City.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie confirmed the one fatality but did not release the victims identity.

The train came to rest between the in a covered area between the station's indoor waiting area, and the platform itself, collapsing the metal roof.

 

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