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Derailment victims recalled as 'great students, great people'
Derailment victims recalled as 'great students, great people'

In the year that he has lived on Main Street in historic Ellicott City, Jim VanHeel has seen flooding, a deadly shooting at a nearby church and, early Tuesday morning, a fatal train derailment. "It seems like something is always happening," he said. The latest incident, the derailment of a CSX coal train, occurred around midnight Tuesday, and claimed the lives of two teenage girls who were sitting close to the tracks. Late Tuesday morning, county police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn identified the two victims as Rose Louese Mayr and Elizabeth Conway Nass, both 19 and from Ellicott City. Tuesday afternoon, Llewellyn released additional information about the accident. "The...

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