US history of deadly train crashes
<p>A commuter train crashed into a New Jersey rail station Thursday morning, leaving at least three people dead and dozens more injured.</p><p>According to <a href="http://newjersey.news12.com/news/nj-transit-train-crashes-into-hoboken-station-1.12383805" target="_blank">local media</a>, the train smashed into New Jersey Transit's Hoboken terminal at about 9 a.m., causing major damage.</p><p><a href="http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Major-Train-Accident-in-Hoboken-Injuries-Reported-395249051.html?cid=sm_tw" target="_blank">WNBC reports</a> the police chief says there are possibly "mass casualties." Authorities didn't immediately say how many people were hurt in the crash, but New Jersey state EMS <a href="http://abc7ny.com/news/at-least-100-hurt-in-nj-transit-train-accident-in-hoboken/1531786/" target="_blank">told WABC</a> it was treating more than 100 people for injuries, many critical.</p><p>The cause of the crash is still unclear, but preliminary reports suggest that it was an accident.</p><hr><b>Trending stories at <a href="http://www.newsy.com">Newsy.com</a></b><ul class="inline-related-links"><li><a href="http://www.newsy.com/videos/the-adl-just-named-pepe-the-frog-a-hate-symbol/">This Is How A Cartoon Frog Became A Hate Symbol</a></li><li><a href="http://www.newsy.com/videos/yale-study-shows-teachers-can-show-racial-bias-in-discipline/">How Black Preschoolers Are Disciplined Says A Lot About Racial Bias</a></li><li><a href="http://www.newsy.com/videos/moonlight-actor-ashton-sanders-talks-black-identity/">'Moonlight' Film Gets Honest About Black Identity And Vulnerability</a></li></ul>
Scripps National Desk
Posted at 11:17 AM, Sep 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-29 14:00:25-04
More than 100 people have been injured in after a commuter train in Hoboken, New Jersey crashed into a train station on Thursday morning.
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Here is a look at how many people are killed in train crashes per year.
Here is a look at how those train deaths compare to deaths from other methods of transportation.
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