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  • Police investigation into rail collision continues

    Police investigation into rail collision continues
    The motorist killed in a Metrolink train collision in Burbank Tuesday reportedly drove through the railroad crossing arms, which had been down for about 20 seconds, when he was struck by the train, Burbank police said.
  • Friends, family recall lives of teens killed in crash

    Friends, family recall lives of teens killed in crash
    Loved ones of the three Burbank teens who died in a car crash last week, still reeling from their loss, gathered this week to remember their friends who lost their lives too soon. Ian Bulbenko, April Townsend and Jake Gnasso, all 19 years old, were...

    Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck by a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit in the 7200 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 7:46 a.m., Lt. Mike Mendoza told the Los...

    Driver reportedly tried to bypass down crossing arms when struck by train

     Driver reportedly tried to bypass down crossing arms when struck by train
    Initial reports suggest that the motorist killed in the train collision Tuesday had attempted to drive around or through the railroad crossing arms, which were already down, when he was struck by the train, Burbank police said. The man, identified by...

    Train collides with car in Burbank

    Train collides with car in Burbank
    [UPDATE 8:01 p.m.] A southbound Metrolink train reportedly collided with a vehicle at the intersection of San Fernando Boulevard and Buena Vista Street in Burbank on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The driver of the vehicle, an unidentified male, was...