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August 13, 1995 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police and transit officials Saturday could not explain the failure of redundant, automated safety systems to prevent the fatal crash of two subway trains here Friday night. Three passengers died and 36 people were treated for injuries after one train smashed into the rear of another that had stopped between stations, authorities said. Five people remained hospitalized Saturday, four in critical condition.
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August 13, 1995 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police and transit officials Saturday could not explain the failure of redundant, automated safety systems to prevent the fatal crash of two subway trains here Friday night. Three passengers died and 36 people were treated for injuries after one train smashed into the rear of another that had stopped between stations, authorities said. Five people remained hospitalized Saturday, four in critical condition.
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August 12, 1995 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two subway trains collided in a sweltering tunnel Friday evening, killing at least three passengers and triggering a frenzied rescue operation. Hospitals reported at least 38 injuries in the 7 p.m. accident, in which one train traveling 30-40 m.p.h. struck the rear of another that had stopped between stations. The two trains fused in a tangled mass of metal more than 90 feet beneath one of the city's most exclusive neighborhoods. "Suddenly, bang!
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August 12, 1995 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two subway trains collided in a sweltering tunnel Friday evening, killing at least three passengers and triggering a frenzied rescue operation. Hospitals reported at least 38 injuries in the 7 p.m. accident, in which one train traveling 30-40 m.p.h. struck the rear of another that had stopped between stations. The two trains fused in a tangled mass of metal more than 90 feet beneath one of the city's most exclusive neighborhoods. "Suddenly, bang!
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November 21, 1994 | Associated Press
Terrified passengers jumped from the windows of a burning train Sunday after it crashed into an object on the tracks and caught fire. As many as 60 people were injured. Police said vandalism may have caused the accident. The Via Rail train carrying more than 400 people hit the object after dusk, and fire broke out in the engine and the first two coaches.
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November 21, 1994 | Associated Press
Terrified passengers jumped from the windows of a burning train Sunday after it crashed into an object on the tracks and caught fire. As many as 60 people were injured. Police said vandalism may have caused the accident. The Via Rail train carrying more than 400 people hit the object after dusk, and fire broke out in the engine and the first two coaches.
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