Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Bergen/Hudson) issued the following statement Thursday on the New Jersey Transit train crash in Hoboken:
“I am very saddened to hear of the tragedy this morning in Hoboken. On behalf of the New Jersey Assembly, I offer prayers and condolences to the victim and their family. My heart goes out to them. As we mourn for the life lost, we hope for the best as the rescue effort continues.
“I continue to monitor the situation. Hudson County is strong, and that strength will show today as we work together to help all those in sudden need of assistance and support.
“I also want to thank the emergency responders for their brave work. We can never show enough gratitude for their courage and resilience during such times.”