Metrolink Crash Has New Details

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Attorneys representing victims of adeadly Metrolink train crash in Chatsworth have scheduled a newsconference for later today to announce what they claim are “explosive”new details regarding the catastrophe.

The Sept. 12 collision between the commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train killed 25 people and injured 135 others.Federal safety investigators have said that Metrolink locomotiveengineer Robert M. Sanchez sent and received dozens of text messagesfrom his cellphone while on duty the day of the crash -– a violation ofthe commuter line’s policy. The last message was sent just 22 secondsbefore impact, according to preliminary findings by the NationalTransportation Safety Board.

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