- The Washington Times - Sunday, December 1, 2013

At least four people are dead and dozens of others injured after a passenger train derailed in New York City on Sunday morning, sources close to the investigation told CNN.

Five passenger cars aboard the Metro-North train derailed at Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, the report said.

At least two of the dead appeared to have been ejected from the train, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN. At least 60 people were injured, The Associated Press reported.

The train came off the tracks shortly after 7 a.m. EST just as it was coming around a sharp curve about 100 yards north of the station. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said none of the cars entered the Hudson or Harlem rivers, which are adjacent, AP reported.

The derailment occurred near where a freight train derailed in July, WCBS reported. No one was injured in that accident.



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