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August 10, 1988 | Associated Press
Three hundred people were forced to spend the night away from home after chemical tank cars, fractured in a train derailment, spilled an industrial solvent. About 20 people were treated at a hospital Monday after they inhaled fumes from the spilled substance, called xylene, which is used in aviation fuel and as a solvent for resins and enamels.
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March 29, 2000 | From Associated Press
A freight train hauling automobiles tore a school bus off its wheels in a collision at an unprotected rural crossing early Tuesday, killing two children and critically injuring five. The train dragged the bus' battered yellow body about 100 yards. Some of the children were thrown to the gravel beside the tracks. Others were found bloodied inside. It "sounded like . . . thunder or a bomb blown up," said Joe Brown, who lives about 300 feet from the crossing.
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June 3, 1996 | Reuters
Nineteen people were injured when two cars from a commuter train jumped the track while passing a faulty switch, authorities said. The injured, which included the train's driver, were taken to hospitals, but no one was seriously hurt. The driver underwent routine drug and alcohol testing. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority officials estimated that 100 to 150 passengers were on board the northbound train when it derailed about 5:30 p.m. EDT Saturday near the Atlanta suburb of Buckhead.
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June 3, 1996 | Reuters
Nineteen people were injured when two cars from a commuter train jumped the track while passing a faulty switch, authorities said. The injured, which included the train's driver, were taken to hospitals, but no one was seriously hurt. The driver underwent routine drug and alcohol testing. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority officials estimated that 100 to 150 passengers were on board the northbound train when it derailed about 5:30 p.m. EDT Saturday near the Atlanta suburb of Buckhead.
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March 29, 2000 | From Associated Press
A freight train hauling automobiles tore a school bus off its wheels in a collision at an unprotected rural crossing early Tuesday, killing two children and critically injuring five. The train dragged the bus' battered yellow body about 100 yards. Some of the children were thrown to the gravel beside the tracks. Others were found bloodied inside. It "sounded like . . . thunder or a bomb blown up," said Joe Brown, who lives about 300 feet from the crossing.
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August 10, 1988 | Associated Press
Three hundred people were forced to spend the night away from home after chemical tank cars, fractured in a train derailment, spilled an industrial solvent. About 20 people were treated at a hospital Monday after they inhaled fumes from the spilled substance, called xylene, which is used in aviation fuel and as a solvent for resins and enamels.
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