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Friday
May022014

Over a Dozen Injured After Subway Train Derails in NY

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A subway derailment in New York City on Friday left more than a dozen injured and caused delays on a number of subway lines.

The Office of Emergency Management said that the F train was leaving the 65th Street Station near 65th Street and Broadway in Queens when it derailed. A City Hall official said that the train caused smoky conditions.

Trains on the E, R, F and M lines were delayed while approximately 1,000 passengers were evacuated and the scene cleared.

Officials from the Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Fire Department of New York said there were 19 people injured, four seriously.

The cause of the derailment is under further investigation.

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