Chatsworth Metrolink Crash

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

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Reader tributes

I was probably on your train at one point. God bless your family as they deal with this difficult time and shame on the people who are so quick to judge and "hold others responsible", without any human compassion whatsoever. Accidents happen, fate happens, as sad and confusing as it is for the ones left behind, these beautiful women and men who lost their lives was simply due to FATE. Their challenges and trials are now over. God Bless everyone left behind, it's no doubt a horrible time.

— Shannon
about Robert Martin Sanchez,
posted September 24, 2008, at 5:12 p.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.
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Latest Numbers

25 dead

135 injured

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