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Derailed Train That Killed Girls Traveling Just 25mph

Details begin to emerge in tragic accident, but many questions remain

(Newser) - Investigators continue to sift through the evidence in a bid to determine whether the two 19-year-olds killed in a Tuesday coal-train derailment may have contributed to the crash, or were just tragically in the wrong place at the wrong time. That and other questions remain unanswered, but some details are... More »

2 Teens on Railroad Bridge Killed in Derailment

19-year-old friends had been tweeting pics just before

(Newser) - Two 19-year-old college students who were happily tweeting photos of themselves atop a railroad bridge in Maryland were killed when a coal train derailed at the site last night, reports NBC Washington . The best guess is that the teens were sitting on the edge of the bridge in Ellicott City... More »

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