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30,000 face nightmare commute after train crash

NEED TO KNOW
  • One of the busiest rail lines into New York is shut down
  • 2 commuter trains crashed Friday, more than 70 hurt
A Connecticut state investigator examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut.

More than 30 thousand people are being urged to car pool or stay home from work this morning following a train crash on one of the busiest rail lines in the country.

Two trains crashed into each other after one derailed near Bridgeport, Connecticut, Friday evening.

The crash shutdown the main commuter rail line from the area into New York City.

More than 70 people were hurt in Friday’s crash.

Investigators have ruled out foul play.

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