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CSX Train Derails in Md., Kills 2 College Students

by AP posted Aug 21 2012 12:45PM

<VIDEO>      ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) - Police say the two women killed in a Maryland train derailment were 19-year-old college students.
     The women were on the tracks when a CSX train hauling coal derailed and fell from a bridge outside of Baltimore. The train also crushed cars in a parking lot below the bridge.
     Howard County police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn says the victims were Elizabeth Conway Nass, a student at James Madison University in Virginia, and Rose Louese Mayr, a student at the University of Delaware.
     Police did not immediately say what the women were doing on the tracks. Authorities planned a news conference later Tuesday morning. 
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08/21/2012 12:45PM
CSX Train Derails in Md., Kills 2 College Students
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