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Chatsworth Metrolink crash was 9 years ago Tuesday

(Source: Los Angeles Daily News, September 12, 2017)

LOS ANGELES — September 12, 2017, marked the ninth anniversary of the 2008 Chatsworth train crash, considered the largest commuter rail disaster in state history. The crash occurred when a Metrolink train collided head-on with a Union Pacific freight that resulted in 25 dead and 135 injured. Engineer Robert Sanchez ran a red light while sending text messages from his cell phone, a National Transportation Safety Board report concluded. He also died in the crash.

Full story: Los Angeles Daily News

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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