Chatsworth Metrolink Crash

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

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See a list of all 25 identified fatalities »

Reader tributes

For Atul the sky was the limit. He excelled in everything he did. His laughter was infectious and was an incredible communicator. An unforgettable individual that left an impact with every acquainted person. Truly Atul had a boundless potential for greatness we all could see. Atul you will be sorely missed.

My deepest condolences to you Aseem and your family.
Please know my heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you.

— Stephen Bivins
about Atul Vyas,
posted September 14, 2008, at 11:28 p.m.

Facts about the 25 identified fatalities:

By gender
By hometown
By marital status
By train car
By occupation
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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