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Chatsworth Train Crash Was Close to Tunnel

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The tunnel under the Santa Susana Pass Topanga Canyon Blvd., marked by the Red Pin on the above map, was around 700 feet from the crash (marked by the red triangle). If the collision occurred inside the tunnel, the fatal results would have likely be tripled.

Previously: Photos from the Crash Site | LAPD Officer Dies in Crash | Updates List