Emergency workers stand near a burned-out SUV that was struck Tuesday night by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority Metro-North Railroad commuter train near the town of Valhalla, N.Y. Mike Segar/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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At a school in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, the town's people have been waiting for word about their friends and family members. Christinne Muschi /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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