Chatsworth Metrolink Crash

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

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Reader tributes

im seriously going to miss you so much jacob everytime i hear the name jose i always think about you and smile and laugh and remember all the good times you will forever be in my heart because you were the greatest kindest and smartest person i knew and you always knew how to make me happy and i love the hefter family and will always be by there side because i know they would do the same and to stephanie be strong because love is forever

— michelle gomez
about Jacob Hefter,
posted September 19, 2008, at 7:41 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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