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A train derails near New York City

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A train derails overnight, leaving many injured. 

Saturday night, a commuter train slammed into a work train and derailed east of New York City. 600 people were on the train.

Eleven people on the train had injuries from broken bones to lacerations and cuts and were taken to local hospitals. 

An authority explained how a front car sideswiped the work train, causing the second and third cars of the passenger train to derail.

The crash in under investigation at this time.

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