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Glendale, California / Train Crash #778090

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) Death on the train tracks near Glendale, California, after a train struck a car on the rails & hit another commuter train & a parked freight train featured; scenes shown of the wreckage; details given about the car & driver; animated diagram shown of the crash. [Two WITNESSES, trauma physician Dr. Dirk De BRITO†- describe what happened.] [Glendale police Chief Randy ADAMS†- says the driver left his vehicle causing the derailment.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Railroad crossing accident statistics cited & compared.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Rooney, Brian

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