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Rocketta
Sep 13th, 2008, 05:16 PM
SoCal train wreck toll rises to 18, with 135 hurt

By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press Writer
27 minutes ago


The mayor of Los Angeles says 18 people have been confirmed dead in the collision of a commuter train and freight train.


Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Saturday that the number of injured remains at 135, with 81 people in hospitals.


Fire official Mario Rueda says the likelihood of anyone remaining alive in the tangled wreckage of the two trains is very remote.


The trains collided Friday afternoon in the Chatsworth area of the San Fernando Valley.

Rocketta
Sep 13th, 2008, 05:21 PM
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Rocketta
Sep 13th, 2008, 05:22 PM
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