NYC Train Derailment; NY Governor Reports 4 Fatalities

The Governor of New York says there are 4 dead and 63 injuries in association with a Metro-North passenger train derailment in the Bronx on Sunday morning.

According to WABC-TV and the NYFD, the derailment occurred around 7:20 a.m. near the Spuyten Duyvil station.

Over 100 firefighters responded to the scene of the seven-car train accident.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) says that several of the seven cars derailed around 100 yards north of the station.

The Hudson and Harlem rivers both run adjacent to this region of track, but the MTA says none of the cars entered the waters.

New York Governor Cuomo said in a press briefing that 4 fatalities have been confirmed and at least 63 injuries.

The weather at the time of the derailment was partly sunny in New York City's Central Park with a temperature of 38 degrees and light winds.

It does not appear that weather played a factor in the derailment.

For cleanup efforts this afternoon, skies will remain partly sunny with a high temperature reaching 47 degrees.

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