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More than 100 injured,1 dead in NJ Transit Hoboken crash

Passengers rush to safety after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform.

Passengers rush to safety after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform.

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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Updated: Thursday, September 29, 2016, 10:02 AM

A train crashed into the terminal of the New Jersey Transit Hoboken station Thursday morning, reportedly injuring dozens of people.

Several passengers posted pictures showing severe damage at the station around 8:45 a.m., with hordes of commuters held up at the station.

Reporters on the scene said there were dozens of injuries, but officials have not confirmed a number.

“It was horrifying to see,” witness Alyson Hudson, who was riding on the Montclair-Boonton line, told the Daily News.

“You could see the whole ceiling, it looks like it took the whole support beams down, the ceiling was coming down around it.”

A man is seen covered in blood following a train crash in Hoboken on Thursday. 

A man is seen covered in blood following a train crash in Hoboken on Thursday. 

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“My train just ran full force into Hoboken Station,” Twitter user @jaydanahy wrote.

Another user, @big_Poppa_Chop, wrote, “NJ transit train just crashed in Hoboken terminal.”

HOBOKEN, NJ - SEPTEMBER 29: Train personel survey the NJ Transit train that crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal September 29, 2016 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photo by Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images)

HOBOKEN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 29: Train personel survey the NJ Transit train that crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal September 29, 2016 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photo by Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images)

(Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images)

NJ Transit said it is suspending service in and out of the station “due to a train accident.” But it offered no other immediate details about the crash. PATH and light rail service at the station is also suspended.

A user from New York City, under the name Inscrutable India, wrote, “Lucky to be alive .. we in the second car of the train that crashed in Hoboken.”

The Hoboken Terminal serves an estimated 50,000 commuters each day with NJ Transit, PATH, light rail, buses and ferries.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office had no immediate comment on the crash.

The crash comes just weeks after an NJ Transit bus driver and one passenger died in an early morning crash with another commuter bus in Newark.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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