Hoboken train station crash: Brazilian mother named as victim
Woman who died in the Hoboken train crash was named as Brazil’s Fabiola aged 34 years Bitar de kronor.
The information technology sector and the mother of one is not one of the passengers on board the train which crashed through the ticket barriers on Thursday,
but was killed by debris that fell to the podium.
Investigators have found one of the black box recorders of the train, but debris has blocked access to yet another.
More than 110 people were injured in the incident,
some of them in critical condition.
Black boxes holding data including the train speed,
throttle position and use the brakes.
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Witnesses crash “chaos” Description
Mrs. de Kroon recently moved to New Jersey from Brazil after her husband took a job with the International Beverage Company.
He said the center’s director,
and she had just dropped her child off at childcare center before rushing to catch a train.
Described her mother Sueli Bitar her as “a beautiful girl inside and out,” said
Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is expected to take between a week
and 10 days to investigate the incident.
Driver Thomas Gallagher, 48, has been released from the hospital,
and is said to be cooperating with the investigation.
He said the governor of New Jersey Chris Christie,
there was no indication the incident was
“anything other than a tragic accident.”
Hoboken is across the Hudson River from New York City.
Many passengers use the crowded station to travel to Manhattan.
Officials said the NTSB will look at whether there is any similarity between the incident on Thursday
and one at the same station in 2011 which resulted in the injury of 34 people.
The investigation revealed the National Transportation Safety excess speed is the main cause of the accident in 2011.