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  • Metrolink crash: 'No, no, no, this can't be happening'

    Metrolink crash: 'No, no, no, this can't be happening'
    Keana Grey was in the front seat of the lower deck of the second car from the front when the Metrolink train shook. The 19-year-old looked out the window and thought she was dreaming: The front car was turning around and just a few yards away from her...
  • Witness to Metrolink crash: 'It was just a horrendous ball of fire'

    Witness to Metrolink crash: 'It was just a horrendous ball of fire'
    Ted Maloney, 59, was driving to work in Ventura on 5th Street, about to make a left turn on Rice Avenue when he heard the Metrolink train's horn just before it crashed into a pickup truck. The sound was insistent, almost desperate, as if someone "just...
  • Actor Greg Plitt was filming when hit, killed by Metrolink train

    Actor Greg Plitt was filming when hit, killed by Metrolink train
    Filming was underway when actor and model George Gregory Plitt Jr. was fatally struck Saturday afternoon by a Metrolink train, according to Burbank police. Police have ruled out suicide as a cause of the crash, which occurred just after 4 p.m. on...
  • California train crashes: Two people die in three Bay Area collisions

    California train crashes: Two people die in three Bay Area collisions
    A major Southern California commuter train derailment made headlines Tuesday, but in Northern California, three people were hit by trains in less than 24 hours. Two of those struck were killed. The string of collisions began about 4:45 p.m. Monday...
  • Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train

    Fitness model from Maryland struck and killed by train
    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland native and fitness model featured on the cover of numerous magazines was killed after he was struck by a train in Southern California. Burbank Police Sgt. Scott Meadows says George Plitt Jr. and...
  • Photo appears to show Greg Plitt filming before being hit by train

    Photo appears to show Greg Plitt filming before being hit by train
    A photo has emerged that purports to show fitness model and actor Greg Plitt moments before he was killed by a Metrolink train while filming in Burbank, according to the Los Angeles Times. The image obtained by KTLA is said to show Plitt, 37, of Los...
  • Se descarriló un tren en California causando más de 30 heridos

    WASHINGTON - Al menos 30 personas resultaron hoy heridas por el aparatoso descarrilamiento de un tren de cercanías que colisionó con un tractor en Oxnard (California), informó el portavoz de la compañía de trenes Metrolink, Scott Johnson. El choque...
  • Man fatally struck by train identified as actor, fitness model Greg Plitt

    Man fatally struck by train identified as actor, fitness model Greg Plitt
    A man who died after being struck by a Metrolink train in Burbank Saturday afternoon was identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner early Sunday as George Gregory “Greg” Plitt Jr., KTLA reports. The 37-year-old actor and...
  • Metrolink crash: 'All of the sudden people just started flying'

    Metrolink crash: 'All of the sudden people just started flying'
    Tarlee Coleman, 53, woke up at 5:46 a.m. to a phone call from his older sister. She was crying and he heard screams. He asked if something had happened at home. He heard more screams, but couldn't make out what anyone was saying. He asked her, again,...
  • As high-speed rail gains momentum, U.S. can look to Europe's example

    As high-speed rail gains momentum, U.S. can look to Europe's example
    Most of the debate over the building of the nation's first bullet train, in California, has focused on the economics of such a monumental undertaking and its projected $68-billion first-phase price tag. Largely ignored amid the excitement over the...
  • Metrolink train derails at Union Station; no injuries, delays expected

    Metrolink train derails at Union Station; no injuries, delays expected
    A Metrolink train en route to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles derailed Tuesday evening, causing several commuter lines to be delayed, officials said. No injuries were reported and about 100 passengers were evacuated from the train. The Ventura...