Metro North train smashes into SUV, killing six

Published: February 4, 2015

As the investigation into the deadliest accident in the history of the Metro-North Railroad got underway on Wednesday, officials said they still could not explain how or why a sport-utility vehicle became stranded on the train tracks.

A crowded commuter train traveling north through Westchester County slammed into the S.U.V. on Tuesday (Feb. 3) night, setting off a devastating explosion and fire that killed six people. Fifteen people were being treated at local hospitals, state officials said.

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