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Train Crash Caused by Metrolink Engineer

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"Metrolink officials said an engineer on the Metrolink train that collided with a freight train ignored a signal telling him to stop," reported the LA Times. "Had the engineer stopped, the accident would not have occurred, said Metrolink spokeswoman Denise Tyrrell. 'We want to be honest in our appraisal,' she said." The engineer, who worked for a subcontractor that has been used by Metrolink since 1998, did not survive the crash.