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Emergency personnel work at the scene at Atlantic Terminal after New York City authorities said a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block at the station in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. (Aaron D. Neufeld via AP)

More than 100 people were injured after a New York commuter train derailed


UPDATE 1:57 p.m. EST:

More than 100 were injured in the train derailment in Brooklyn Wednesday morning. None of the injuries were serious, USA Today reports. The Atlantic Terminal was slightly damaged, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it wouldn't affect the commute. 

"A broken leg is not good, but we've been through situations where we've had worse," Cuomo said.

More than 600 people were on board when the train derailed, FDNY Assistant Chief Daniel Donoghue said.

Here's the scene after the derailment. Three months ago, a New Jersey Transit train crashed in nearby Hoboken, killing one person and injuring 114 more.


A New York City commuter train derailed in Brooklyn Wednesday morning, injuring at least 18 people, NBC New York reported.

The Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Atlantic Terminal.

Last fall, two LIRR trains sideswiped each other, causing one to derail and injuring dozens of people. Long Island Rail Road trains were involved in 72 accidents between 2011 and late 2016, according to federal data, including three collisions and 15 derailments on tracks used for passenger service.

These tweets show the scene.

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