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Queens resident killed in Metro-North derailment: Officials

By Christina Santucci

A Queens woman was one of four people killed when a Metro-North Railroad train derailed in the Bronx Sunday morning, transit officials said.

The MTA Police Department identified the borough resident as 35-year-old Ahn Kisook.

Kisook had been aboard the train, which left Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County at 5:54 a.m. and derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, killing four people and injuring more than 60, according to MTA police and the Associated Press.

Kisook, who was also known as Kisook Ahn, lived in Woodside and worked as a nurse at Kings County Hospital, ABC News reported.

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