Chatsworth Metrolink Crash

A database of fatalities from the Sept. 12, 2008, train collision.

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Reader tributes

From our days in Stark to goading me into partying up in North Quad, I will always remember Atul as one of the smartest most hilarious people I have ever met. We had the strangest of customs where he would teach me about rap music and ebonics and I taught him Yiddish. He always kicked my butt to work out at the gym with him more. When I did go to the gym we would come back and he would school me in supersmash brothers.

As he said to me many times: "You my Mensch Dawg."

— Nick Warshaw
about Atul Vyas,
posted September 14, 2008, at 9:38 a.m.

Facts about the 25 identified fatalities:

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Keep in mind
  • The Times initially mispelled the name of Michael Hammersley and Beverly Mosley.
  • The coroner's office reported a 26th victim the afternoon of Sept. 15, but a few hours later said the tally was 25.

Chatsworth Metrolink Crash is the Los Angeles Times' database of fatalities from the Sept. 12, 2008, train collision.

Latest Numbers

25 dead

135 injured

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