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.

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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.

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.”

The train crash left 114 others injured.

Comments (2)
  1. Pat R says:

    I can’t stop thinking about her! Never to see her baby again and her baby never to see their mother again! Gut wrenching!

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