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A Deadly Crash on the Red Line

A Metrorail train crashed into another train on the same track between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations at 5:02 p.m. yesterday. The trains were supposed to be running on automatic, with all movements controlled by a central computer. The crash killed at least nine and injured at least 70 others. Full coverage »

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SOURCES: Staff reports, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
CREDIT: April Umminger, Sarah Sampsel, Todd Lindeman, Laris Karklis, Mary Kate Cannistra - The Washington Post

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