Dominicans among New York train derailment victims
New York.- Many Dominicans figure among the passengers of the train on the Metro North line which derailed 7:20am Sunday en route from the suburb of Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Station at 42nd St. with Park Av. in Manhattan.
In a Sunday afternoon press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo, accompanied by senior officials of the Police and Fire departments and of the metropolitan transit authority (MTA), confirmed that four people were killed and 63 wounded, many of them in critical condition.
Dozens of injured victims have been admitted into the hospitals Jacobi, Lebanon, Saint Barnabas and Lincoln in the Bronx, where Cuomo announced an investigation headed by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).