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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Metrolink commuter train and a freight train have collided in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. One car of the Metrolink train has derailed along with what appears to be the engine of the freight.

Footage of the Friday afternoon collision was broadcast from a KABC-TV helicopter over the scene.

At least two dead so far, 20+ injured...


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Now three confirmed dead, possibly a fourth. At least 10 critically injured. The Metrolink engine was pushed back into the first passenger car.


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i was expecting it to be bad. the images were quite scary. so sad. :(


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Let me guess - Palin was on the train...


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Four Metrolink passengers are confirmed dead...


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Damn....up to 6 now....


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dare i ask about the enginer and conductor? :unsure: i'm expecting the enginer to be a casualty, judging by the state of the engine and cab, but Vito said if he ran back to the car he may have survied. :unsure:


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dare i ask about the enginer and conductor? :unsure: i'm expecting the enginer to be a casualty, judging by the state of the engine and cab, but Vito said if he ran back to the car he may have survied. :unsure:

They don't know yet; they are trying to find them. Also haven't heard about the people on the freight train.

I'm actually thinking the engineer would have a better chance if he stayed in the engine. It would be stronger, plus the engine was pushed far into the first car...couldn't even recognize the engine at first. The car wouldn't be a good place to run.

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7 now confirmed dead, 70+ injured. But the mayor is saying there may be as many as 10-15 fatalities...


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Technically, those locomotive engineers (different from engineers who build engines, power plants, everything that we take for granted like TV, computers, telephones) aren't in the same context as my jobs. A locomotive engineer doesn't have a college degree. More info...

Anyway...

My condolence to the victims, and their families.

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Technically, those locomotive engineers (different from engineers who build engines, power plants, everything that we take for granted like TV, computers, telephones) aren't in the same context as my jobs. A locomotive engineer doesn't have a college degree. More info...

:wacko:

Anyway...

Yeah, anyway!


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