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MTA crash: 60 injured from Train Collisions in Connecticut

MTA crash: 60 injured from Damaged train later on the incident train, cars and debris were being removed from the Metro-North tracks in Bridgeport, Conn. Sunday morning as investigators continued to probe a train collision that sent 72 people to the hospital, officials said. Aaron Donovan, spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the crash on the New Haven line, gave Metro-North the OK to remove the trains. Hundreds of feet of track need to be repaired, he said. Newsday reports "We have a lot of work ahead of us, to restore signals and overhead wires," Donovan said. Later Sunday, the Connecticut Department of Transportation will announce jointly with Metro-North a plan for the rush-hour commute beginning Monday, but Connecticut and federal officials urged riders to look for another way to get to their destinations It remains unclear when service will be restored to the area and commuters n