Parents of 2 teens killed in Md. train derailment settle potential lawsuit against CSX



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BALTIMORE — The families of two 19-year-old women who were killed in a Maryland train derailment in 2012 have reached a settlement with the railroad.

A spokesman for the railroad, CSX Transportation, tells The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1x2Xo2u ) that the terms of the settlement are confidential. The settlement was reached in November.

On Aug. 21, 2012, a CSX freight train derailed in Ellicott City as 19-year-olds Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass sat on a trestle. Twenty-one of the 80 rail cars overturned, and Mayr and Nass were buried in coal.

In July, federal officials found that the derailment was caused by a broken rail on a section of track being monitored because of previous problems.

The families of Mayr and Nass had criticized CSX and said they were considering filing a lawsuit.


Information from: The Baltimore Sun, http://www.baltimoresun.com

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