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A grim end to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in New York. At least four people were killed and 63 others injured when a suburban passenger train derailed in the Bronx Sunday morning. Local residents were shocked by the scope of the crash. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ANDREA LEVIN, BRONX RESIDENT, SAYING: "It's just so sad. You know, I see the train on Sunday mornings going by, I think: 'Those poor people are working.' You know, working people, working on Sunday morning, going to their jobs some coming home from the holiday. And you get on a train, and look at what happens. Awful." Officials say all seven cars of the Metro-North train derailed along a curved section of track. The train was half full at the time, carrying about 150 passengers. Dozens of firefighters had to pull passengers from the mangled wreck. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ADAM RUDES, BRONX RESIDENT, SAYING: "It's really a tragedy. I have been living here about 10 years, I am f