New Jersey Train Crash Injures Over 100

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New Jersey Train Crash Injures Over 100Onlookers view a New Jersey Transit train that derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S. in this picture courtesy of Chris Lantero taken September 29, 2016 | Courtesy of Chris Lantero via REUTERS

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HOBOKEN, N.J., Sept 29 (Reuters) – Three people were killed and more than 100 injured, some critically, when a commuter train derailed and plowed through Hoboken station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, U.S. media and a transit official said.

Citing medical officials, U.S. media reports said three people were killed. Well over 100 people were hurt, many of them critically, Jennifer Nelson, a spokeswoman for train operator New Jersey Transit, told reporters at the scene. She did not confirm any fatalities.

Dramatic pictures posted by commuters showed a train carriage that appeared to have smashed right through the station concourse, collapsing a section of the…

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Posted on 09/30/2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Thoughts and prayers for all the victims and their families. I’m sure others from around the world feel likewise.

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  2. Prayers indeed.

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  3. How frightening!

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  4. yahtzeebutterfly

    Praying…

    Update:

    “The engineer of the New Jersey commuter train that killed one person and injured 108 when it crashed into a Hoboken station on Thursday told investigators he was fully rested and has no memory of the incident, a National Transportation Safety Board official said on Sunday.”

    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-jersey-traincrash-idUSKCN1220UZ

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  5. huff pray for all of the persons and families

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