Kisook Ahn, former nurse at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, killed in Metro-North train derailment

The 35-year-old Queens resident was among four people who lost their lives in Sunday’s accident. (12/3/13)

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BROOKLYN - A former nurse in Brooklyn is among the four people who lost their lives when a Metro-North train jumped the tracks in the Bronx on Sunday.

Kings County Hospital confirms 35-year-old Kisook Ahn, of Queens, was a pediatric nurse there until last December. The other three victims have been identified as James Ferrari, Jim Lovell and Donna L. Smith.

More than 60 others hurt in the accident were taken to area hospitals. Jacobi Medical Center says that 11 of 13 riders treated there have been released. Twelve of the 18 patients taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital have also gone home, but two of the six remaining are in critical condition.

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Nine of the 12 people taken to Saint Barnanbas Medical Center remain hospitalized, seven of which are in intensive care.
 

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