Crash investigation underway

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(NBC News) National Transportation Safety Board investigators are working to determine the cause of Thursday’s deadly New Jersey train crash.

Witnesses say the train never seemed to slow down before slamming into a crowded platform.

One person, 34-year-old Fabiola Bittar De Kroon, was killed in the crash and more than 100 others were injured. De Kroon was standing on the platform, where she was killed by falling debris.

The train’s engineer survived, and is cooperating with the NTSB investigation.

NTSB agents hope to get key data from the from the train’s “black box” recorder.

Investigators have access to the locomotive, but so far structural damage to the station has kept them out of the rest of the train.

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