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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said four or five carriages on the seven-carriages derailed close to the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, New York.
None of the cars entered the Hudson or Harlem rivers, which are adjacent.
Early reports indicate that four people have died and a further 48 are injured. This figure is expected to change.
The New York Police Department have told NBC News that four people have died and 48 injured in the passenger train crash in New York.
At least two people died after a train derailed in New York City, a police source told CNN.
Around 100 firefighters are responding at the scene.
A major emergency response is underway in the Bronx area of New York City after a train derailed near Spuyten Duyvil station, which is near the Harlem River, NBC News reports.
Local media said five cars have derailed at that there were "multiple injuries."
A witness quoted by AP news agency, Rebecca Schwartz, said some of the carriages of the Metro-North train had been submerged in water, but this was unclear from pictures of the scence.
A passenger train has derailed in the Bronx, New York, according to NBC News.
A passenger train has derailed in New York city, the Associated Press reports.
Footage posted online appears to show a pre-Black Friday frenzy in a Walmart supermarket store yesterday, in the US.
Crowds pour around discounted TVs and officers restrain one customer:
The iconic Empire State Building in New York will be lighting up blue and white to celebrate the Jewish festival of Hannukkah and Thanksgiving.
The building's official Twitter feed has light-heartedly named the combined holidays 'Thanksgivukkah'.
Earlier President Obama pardoned the Thanksgiving Turkey ahead of the American celebrations.
President Obama has pardoned the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a ceremony in the White House.
Accompanied by daughters Malia and Sasha to perform his traditional role, he joked that this was not one of his most "awesome" responsibilities.
This year, the US public voted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram between two contenders, Popcorn and Caramel, to decide which turkey would become the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey.
Both turkeys will now be driven to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens.
Before pardoning victorious Popcorn Obama said:
"This is quintessentially an American holiday, and during this time, we give thanks to our friends and our family, for citizens who show compassion for those in need, and for neighbours who help strangers they have never met."