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Families of women killed in Ellicott City derailment reach settlement with CSX
Families of women killed in Ellicott City derailment reach settlement with CSX

The families of two young women killed in the derailment of a CSX coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City in the summer of 2012 have reached a settlement with the railroad. The terms of the settlement, reached in November, are confidential, said Rob Doolittle, a CSX Transportation spokesman. The National Transportation Safety Board determined last year that a worn and fractured rail along the tracks through Ellicott City caused the derailment, which buried Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, both 19-year-old college students, in coal as they sat on a trestle that carries the tracks over the town's Main Street. Last summer, the two women's parents said they were...

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