Forty minutes after leaving New York’s Penn Station, a train full of passengers came to a grinding halt after the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought a deluge of rain to the area. They would stay trapped there for nearly 12 hours. “I really thought I was going to die. I can’t swim. The water was as high as, I would say, the window,” Tia Brown told Inside Edition. Then, the lights went out, along with proper ventilation. Brown suffered a panic attack as she found herself in total darkness.