HOBOKEN (CBSNewYork) — The woman who died in the NJ TRANSIT train crash Thursday morning recently made Hoboken her home.
Fabiola Bittar de Kroon, 34, was killed by falling debris inside the Hoboken terminal after the train crashed, CBS2’s Valerie Castro reports.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/17 Monday Morning Forecast
She was not on the train but was standing on the platform when she was fatally hit.
De Kroon was originally from Brazil, and according to her LinkedIn page, attended Florida International University.READ MORE: New Yorkers Urged To Stay Off Roads As Wintry Mix Moves Through Region
De Kroon, who lived on Madison Street with her husband and young child, left her home this morning and headed to the Lackawanna Train Station.
She most recently worked as a corporate attorney for SAP – a global computer software company.
“SAP is profoundly saddened and shaken by the news of today’s train crash in New Jersey. We can confirm Fabiola Bittar de Kroon was an SAP employee with our legal department in Brazil but left our company earlier this year,” the company said in a statement. “We express our deepest condolences to her family, friends, and all those impacted by today’s tragic event.”MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Witness Describes 'Surreal' Deadly Subway Push In Times Square
The train crash left 114 others injured.