UPDATE — 11:46 p.m. ET: At least six were killed in the accident, Gov. Cuomo said.
VALHALLA, N.Y. (@AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says SUV driver, 6 people on train killed in rail crossing crash.— TheBlazeNOW (@TheBlazeNOW) February 4, 2015
A Metro-North train packed with passengers partially erupted in flames after it struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, New York, Tuesday evening, officials said, according to multiple reports.
At least a dozen individuals were injured when the commuter train struck a vehicle in what police called a "mass casualty" incident, The Journal News reported.
Image source: NBC New York screen grab
Multiple emergency vehicles were on the scene and smoke could still be seen coming from the first car of the train.
Fire still burning at front of train. #BREAKING#metronorth#ABC7NYpic.twitter.com/ir8DQFmypw— Josh Einiger (@JoshEiniger7) February 4, 2015
Service was temporarily suspended on the Harlem line.
An MTA spokesperson was not immediately available for comment to TheBlaze.
This is a developing news story. Updates will be added.
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