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What Caused the Hoboken Train Crash?

New Jersey residents received a shock when, during the morning rush hour, a high-speed train packed with passengers slammed into a terminal. One woman died on the platform and more than 100 people were injured in the Hoboken train crash. According to witnesses on the scene, the train overran its designated stopping point, smashed into a bumper block, which caused it to go airborne and crashed through one of the busiest terminals in the New York area. While the cause of the train crash is still under investigation, engineering experts believe it was likely caused by human error. The engineer claims he entered the train station at only 10 miles per hour, was fully rested and was not on his cell phone. The engineer also said he does not remember the crash itself. However, at a recent press conference, New Jersey Transit officials confirmed the train was definitely going too…
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