Powerful photos, videos show aftermath of Hoboken train crash

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Thursday, September 29, 2016
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At least one person was killed and dozens were injured when a train barreled into a New Jersey rail station in Hoboken during rush hour on Thursday.

Striking images and video show serious damage to both the train and the station in the aftermath of the crash.

Witness Ben Fairclough said that this video was taken seconds after the crash. Survivors can be seen climbing out of the train.

Video posted to Twitter shows the roof caved in as witnesses express shock.

Video from @monduras via Twitter in Hoboken
Photo: Corey Futterman

The view from above the crash can be seen in this aerial footage:

Photo: @nochilllmongon / Instagram
Photo: Ken Fioretti

This video shows the confusion inside the station following the crash.

Photo: Ken Fioretti

Another video shows emergency workers approaching the train with flashlights.

Dozens of ambulances arrived at the scene and emergency responders began tending to the injured.

People are treated for their injuries outside after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform at Hoboken Terminal September 29, 2016 in Hoboken, New Jersey.
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People are treated for their injuries outside after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform at Hoboken Terminal September 29, 2016 in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

Reporters who spoke to witnesses described the scene as like something out of a movie.

Jamie Weatherhead-Saul, center, of New Jersey, who was on the train that crashed into the Hoboken Terminal, walks away after speaking to reporters.
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Photo: Corey Futterman