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Train Derails in New York City, Multiple Deaths Reported (UPDATED)

At least two people are dead after a commuter train derailed in New York City Sunday morning:

(via BBC)

The train, which was rolling through the Bronx on the way from Westchester to Grand Central Station, came off the track upon rounding a sharp curve at about 7 a.m., derailing five cars. Conflicting reports say some of the cars ended up in the water.

At least 100 firefighters were on the scene helping with rescue efforts.

Photo of the derailment via Ray Martin:

This is a developing story; Mediaite will update with more information as it becomes available.

UPDATE 10:05 a.m.: CNN is now reporting 4 dead and over 63 injured.

Watch footage of the incident below, via CNN:

[Image via screengrab]

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