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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | January 5, 2013
Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville has reopened after a light rail train collided with a vehicle at Warren Road, police said. No injuries have been reported, according to police. iduncan@baltsun.com twitter.com/iduncan
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | January 5, 2013
Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville has reopened after a light rail train collided with a vehicle at Warren Road, police said. No injuries have been reported, according to police. iduncan@baltsun.com twitter.com/iduncan
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | January 18, 2011
A light rail train and a truck collided downtown Tuesday, a Maryland Transportation Authority spokesman said. The crash occurred just after 2 p.m. near the intersection of Howard and Lombard streets, said spokesman Terry Owens. The truck driver was taken to an unknown hospital, but Owens said he did not believe his injuries to be serious. He said he did not know how many passengers were on the train but he said no serious injuries were reported. The cause if the crash is unclear.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | March 13, 2012
A light-rail train and a vehicle collided at the intersection of Howard and Lexington streets in Baltimore on Tuesday, a Maryland Transit Administration spokesman said. A car turned into the path of a train around 3:56 p.m., said MTA spokesman Terry Owens. He said one light rail rider claimed injury but refused treatment when medics arrived. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, he said. Service was delayed for about a half-hour until the medic arrived, Owens said. The driver of the vehicle is believed to be at fault, he said, but added that the crash was still under investigation.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2010
A 40-year-old deaf woman was struck by a Light Rail train Friday night at South Howard and West Camden streets, a Maryland Transit Administration spokesman said. The unidentified woman was standing near the Convention Center stop with a companion at about 8:20 p.m. when she stepped out in front of the northbound train, said Terry Owens, spokesman with the Maryland Transit Administration. He said the train operator sounded the horn, but the woman did not hear it and she did not see the train because she had her back to it. The women was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma for non-life-threatening head injuries, Owens said.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | January 28, 1998
A city worker's attempt to install a police surveillance camera went awry yesterday when an unattended truck he was working on suddenly lurched forward and slammed into the side of a light rail train.Several passengers aboard the train, which derailed, complained of neck and back injuries. Accounts put the number of injured at between four and 20. One city employee either fell or jumped from the truck's elevated bucket and a second worker was injured when he was hit by the rolling vehicle.
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By Peter Jensen and Peter Jensen,Staff Writer | January 19, 1994
Forty-two people on board a stranded light rail train were rescued early yesterday after spending 6 1/2 hours on an elevated track near Camden Yards.Mass Transit Administration officials said the two-car train was stuck when it lost power 50 yards north of the Middle Branch. Sleet and freezing rain had encrusted the overhead electrical lines, preventing contact with the train.No one was injured in the incident.The icy weather disrupted service along the 22.5-mile-long light rail system, forcing the MTA to ferry passengers by bus Monday night.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 18, 2000
Four unidentified people suffered minor injuries yesterday, and rush-hour traffic was tied up when a van made a left turn in front of a light rail train in downtown Baltimore, said a Mass Transit Administration spokesman. The accident occurred about 3: 30 p.m. at North Howard and Franklin streets, the spokesman said. Three people in the van and a passenger in the southbound train were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. It was the second light rail accident this week. On Sunday, a train crashed into a safety barrier at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport stop in Linthicum.
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June 27, 2007
Baltimore police arrested a 17-year-old Cherry Hill resident Monday in last week's shooting of a passenger on a light rail train. Jyreece Simmons of the 900 block of Coppin Court was charged with attempted first- and second- degree murder, armed robbery, theft and other offenses. Police are also seeking a man they believe was Simmons' accomplice, Gary Hayden of the 100 block of S. Clinton St. Police said that both men attacked a 23-year-old Halethorpe man and a friend about 10:45 p.m. on a light rail train near the Westport station.
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By Nick Shields and Andrew Schaefer and Nick Shields and Andrew Schaefer,sun reporters | February 10, 2007
A light rail train driver and five passengers were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after the train and a tractor-trailer truck collided yesterday in Hunt Valley, authorities said. The train was derailed by the collision, leading to an interruption of service in the area. The truck driver was traveling south on Gilroy Road near Schilling Circle about 10:45 a.m. when he made a left turn to cross the tracks, according to Maj. Stanford Franklin, a Maryland Transit Administration police spokesman.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | January 30, 2012
A woman was seriously injured Monday evening when she walked into the side of a moving light rail train at Lombard and Howard streets, just west of Baltimore's downtown, officials said. The accident occurred about 5:35 p.m., halting trains and forcing police to close off several streets during the evening rush hour. Trains were back and service and streets reopened about 6 p.m., police said. Terry Owens, a spokesman for the Maryland Transit Administration, said the woman struck the right front corner of the train, apparently while trying to cross the tracks that run north and south on Howard Street.
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The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2011
WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high around 51 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 38 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues . OCCUPY BALTIMORE Follow Justin Fenton on Twitter to read updates about the removal of Occupy Baltimore protesters at McKeldin Square. Here is our article about police clearing protesters from the Inner Harbor. Here are pictures of police removing protesters from the Occupy Baltimore encampment.
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The Baltimore Sun | December 12, 2011
A woman died Monday after she was struck by a northbound light rail train on the Central Maryland corridor just north of Lutherville. Maryland Transit Administration spokesman Terry Owens said the woman was struck around 7:15 a.m. on the tracks and pronounced dead at the scene. Owens said he could not provide information about the identity of the victim or why she was crossing the tracks, but he noted that she was not near a light rail stop when she was hit. Baltimore County Police Detective Cathy Batton said the woman has not been positively identified.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | January 18, 2011
A light rail train and a truck collided downtown Tuesday, a Maryland Transportation Authority spokesman said. The crash occurred just after 2 p.m. near the intersection of Howard and Lombard streets, said spokesman Terry Owens. The truck driver was taken to an unknown hospital, but Owens said he did not believe his injuries to be serious. He said he did not know how many passengers were on the train but he said no serious injuries were reported. The cause if the crash is unclear.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | November 29, 2010
Light Rail trains headed from Cromwell and BWI stations to Hunt Valley were delayed by 15 to 20 minutes Monday morning due to a disabled train, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. The disabled train was just north of the Patapsco station, according to the MTA.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2010
A 40-year-old deaf woman was struck by a Light Rail train Friday night at South Howard and West Camden streets, a Maryland Transit Administration spokesman said. The unidentified woman was standing near the Convention Center stop with a companion at about 8:20 p.m. when she stepped out in front of the northbound train, said Terry Owens, spokesman with the Maryland Transit Administration. He said the train operator sounded the horn, but the woman did not hear it and she did not see the train because she had her back to it. The women was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma for non-life-threatening head injuries, Owens said.
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By Michael Dresser and Julie Bykowicz and Baltimore Sun reporters | January 21, 2010
The state Board of Public Works approved a $1.5 million settlement Wednesday in the case of two teenagers who were hit and killed by a light rail train in July in Lutherville. The board - made up of Gov. Martin O'Malley, Comptroller Peter R. Franchot and Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp - did not discuss the payment, which was ratified unanimously with half a dozen other items. Jarrett Connor Peterson and Kyle Patrick Wankmiller, both 17, were fatally struck July 5 by a northbound train while walking along the tracks that are normally used for southbound operations.
NEWS
June 27, 2007
Baltimore police arrested a 17-year-old Cherry Hill resident Monday in last week's shooting of a passenger on a light rail train. Jyreece Simmons of the 900 block of Coppin Court was charged with attempted first- and second- degree murder, armed robbery, theft and other offenses. Police are also seeking a man they believe was Simmons' accomplice, Gary Hayden of the 100 block of S. Clinton St. Police said that both men attacked a 23-year-old Halethorpe man and a friend about 10:45 p.m. on a light rail train near the Westport station.
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