Train cars stained with blood after Metro-North derailment: NTSB

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NEW YORK (AP) - A federal report says commuter train cars whose derailment in New York City last year killed four people were stained with blood and littered with rocks, dirt and tree branches when they came to rest.

A National Transportation Safety Board report released Friday describes gouges in the cars' walls, jammed doors, dislodged seats and hundreds of broken windows after the Dec. 1 accident on the Metro-North Railroad.

The NTSB hasn't determined the cause.

The report says a police detective who entered one of the cars saw people lying among items that were strewn around.

More than 70 people were injured.