Chatsworth Metrolink Crash

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

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Reader tributes

Wow! I cannot believe that Mr. Grace died... I couldn't believe it when my brother called me today and told me. But now that I checked, he was there (I was hoping that it was the wrong person, but it was true). I had Mr. Grace as a counselor in Roosevelt Middle School, many years ago. I occasionally visited him, last time I saw him I was told him that I was going to school to be a teacher, but now that I'm done, I will not have the chance to tell him :( My thoughts go out to his family. I will never forget him, his smile, his help and his simple hello's that made me feel welcomed. Like many have said above, he was a great man and will be he will truly missed. My prayers go out to Mr. Grace's family. God Bless

— Daisy Contreras
about Ronald G. Grace,
posted September 15, 2008, at 11:34 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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