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Rescuers search for victims within and around a derailed Metro-North passenger train in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Metro-North train derails in the Bronx

A Metro-North passenger train derailed in the Bronx, killing four people and injuring dozens more, some seriously, authorities said.

National Transportation Safety Board investigator Earl Weener speaks
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National Transportation Safety Board investigator Earl Weener speaks during a news conference in Yonkers regarding the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx. (Dec. 2, 2013)

Police search teams comb through an area where
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Police search teams comb through an area where a train car had been removed and placed back on the tracks. (Dec. 2, 2013)

Police search teams comb through the area where
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Police search teams comb through the area where a train car had been removed and placed back on the tracks. (Dec. 2, 2013)

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Members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit conduct
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Members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit conduct a search after the final Metro-North train car was lifted and moved in the Bronx. (Dec. 2, 2013)

Workers right and move a derailed Metro-North train
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Workers right and move a derailed Metro-North train car in the Bronx. (Dec. 2, 2013)

Workers right and move a derailed Metro-North train
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Workers right and move a derailed Metro-North train car in the Bronx. (Dec. 02, 2013)

Cranes are used to right derailed Metro-North train
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Cranes are used to right derailed Metro-North train cars at the scene of the fatal accident in the Bronx. (Dec. 2, 2013)

Officials from the MTA and the National Transportation
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Officials from the MTA and the National Transportation and Safety Board examine damaged tracks near the Spuyten Duyvil station on the Hudson Line, where a Metro-North train derailed Sunday in the South Riverdale section of the Bronx. (Dec. 2, 2013)

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Jimmy Ferrari, who died in the Metro-North train
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Jimmy Ferrari, who died in the Metro-North train that derailed along the Hudson Line, is pictured with his wife Francis Ferrari, left, and daughter Rebecca.

Donna L. Smith, center, in an undated Facebook
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Donna L. Smith, center, in an undated Facebook photo. Smith, 54, of Newburgh, was killed in the Metro-North train derailment on Dec. 1, 2013.

James G. Lovell in an undated photo. Lovell,
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James G. Lovell in an undated photo. Lovell, 58, of Cold Spring, was killed in the Metro-North train derailment on Dec. 1, 2013.

Emergency workers on the scene of the derailed
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Emergency workers on the scene of the derailed Metro-North train in the Bronx this morning (Dec. 1, 2013)

Officials investigate a Metro-North passenger car that landed
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Officials investigate a Metro-North passenger car that landed on its side after a commuter train derailed early Sunday on the Hudson Line in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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Investigators from the National Transportation and Safety Board
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Investigators from the National Transportation and Safety Board look over the derailed Metro-North train in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

This graphic shows how the Metro-North train derailment
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This graphic shows how the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx happened.

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An NYPD boat sits in the river near the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx. (Dec. 01, 2013)

Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board inspect
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Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board inspect the derailed Metro-North train in the Bronx earlier this month. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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An Amtrak train, top, traveling on an unaffected track, passes the derailed Metro-North commuter train in the Bronx. The Metro-North train derailed on a curved section of track early Sunday, coming to rest just inches from the water. The wreck killed at least four people and injuring more than 60, authorities said. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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Aerial footage shot by News 12 helicopter over the Metro-North train wreck in the Bronx. (Dec 1, 2013)

Emergency workers, shown from across the river in
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Emergency workers, shown from across the river in Manhattan, respond to a Metro-North train that derailed in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Passenger cars of a Metro-North commuter train are
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Passenger cars of a Metro-North commuter train are in the brush near the Hudson River after derailing just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

An overhead look of the Metro-North passenger train
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An overhead look of the Metro-North passenger train after derailing in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Emergency crews help injured passengers after a Metro-North
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Emergency crews help injured passengers after a Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a Metro-North passenger train derailment in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Emergency workers respond to the scene of the
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Emergency workers respond to the scene of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Emergency workers respond after a Metro-North commuter train
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Emergency workers respond after a Metro-North commuter train derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Emergency crews are shown at the scene of
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Emergency crews are shown at the scene of a commuter train wreck in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Rescuers go into one of the derailed train's
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Rescuers go into one of the derailed train's passenger cars. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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Rescuers search for victims within and around a
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Rescuers search for victims within and around a derailed Metro-North passenger train in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast and
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MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast and New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, center, speak to the media after a Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Emergency workers walk through the scene of the
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Emergency workers walk through the scene of the commuter train wreck in the Bronx. (Dec 1, 2013)

Commuters are seen after being rescued from the
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Commuters are seen after being rescued from the train that derailed. (Dec. 1, 2013)

A commuter, who was on a train that
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A commuter, who was on a train that derailed in the Bronx, rests after being rescued. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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Commuters, who were on a train that derailed
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Commuters, who were on a train that derailed in the Bronx, rest after being rescued. (Dec. 1, 2013)

First responders view the derailment of a Metro-North
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First responders view the derailment of a Metro-North passenger train in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Rescuers stand by with emergency equipment during a
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Rescuers stand by with emergency equipment during a search Sunday for victims of a derailment in the Bronx of a Metro-North train out of Poughkeepsie. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Cars of a Metro-North train that left the
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Cars of a Metro-North train that left the tracks in the Bronx lie in a marsh along the Hudson River. The train was near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Metro-North passenger cars lie on their sides after
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Metro-North passenger cars lie on their sides after a derailment early Sunday on the Hudson Line in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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Rescuers gather Sunday morning at the derailment of
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Rescuers gather Sunday morning at the derailment of a Metro North passenger train in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Rescuers gather to start a hunt for victims
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Rescuers gather to start a hunt for victims after a Metro-North passenger train derailed in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

A Metro-North train headed to Grand Central Terminal
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A Metro-North train headed to Grand Central Terminal derailed in the Bronx, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. (Dec. 1, 2013)

NTSB investigators retrieve an event recorder from the
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NTSB investigators retrieve an event recorder from the derailed Metro-North train in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

Emergency workers carry Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller away
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Emergency workers carry Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller away from the train derailment site in the Bronx. (Dec. 1, 2013)

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