Passenger train derails in NYC; Multiple fatalities reported

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  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Sephen Geraghty, Chief of Special Operations Command, FDNY boards one of the derailed Metro North cars near Spuyten Duyvil Station in the Bronx. Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY
  • First responders work the scene of the Metro North train derailment near Spuyten Duyvil Station, Bronx, N.Y. Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY
  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (AP Photo/Edwin Valero)
  • Five of the southbound train's seven cars derailed on the train that originated at 6:54 a.m. in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY
  • A person is evacuated from the scene of the derailment. The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Craig Ruttle, AP
  • First responders at the scene of the Metro North train derailment. Rick Hampson, USA TODAY
  • Injured people are treated near the site of the derailment. Craig Ruttle, AP
  • Commuters, who were on a train that derailed in the Bronx borough of New York, are seen after being rescued. Timothy Clary, AFP/Getty Images
  • The scene of the early-morning Metro North train derailment in the Bronx, N.Y. along the Hudson River. Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY
  • There are reports of four fatalities in the Metro North train derailment near Spuyten Duyvil Station in the Bronx, N.Y. Authorities are also reporting more than 60 injured. Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY
  • First responders gather around the derailment of a Metro North passenger train in the Bronx borough of New York City. Craig Ruttle, AP
  • The scene of the early-morning Metro North train derailment in the Bronx, N.Y. Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY
  • First responders gather at the derailment of a Metro North passenger train in the Bronx. Craig Ruttle, AP
    
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A Metro-North train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx on Sunday morning, coming to rest just inches from the water and causing multiple fatalities and dozens of injuries, authorities said.

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