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Paul M. D'Amore
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Catastrophic Light Rail Crash in Baltimore City

At 7:30 a.m., a vehicle occupied by three people traveling eastbound on Mulberry Street collided with two light rail trains at Howard Street. Unfortunately, a female occupant of the vehicle died at the scene. Baltimore City Fire and Police had to extract the occupants from the wedged vehicle.

Lightrail Accident 08-20-2020

A 7-year-old child and 30-year-old man who were trapped in the vehicle have been transported to the hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. An investigation of the crash remains ongoing.

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