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Train wreck cost at $3 million

Damage cost estimates caused by the recent MetroLink train

derailment top $3 million, officials said.

In the Jan. 6 incident, a passenger train collided with a truck at

the intersection of Buena Vista Street and San Fernando Boulevard.


Jacek Wysocki, 63, the driver of the truck was killed and several

others were injured.

The damage to the MetroLink rail cars was $2.85 million, Burbank

Fire Marshal Dave Starr said. The cost in damage to the signal system


was $46,000. Damage repair to the tracks was estimated at $55,000.

Those costs do not include city overtime expenses, investigation and

city-contracted ambulance services, Starr said.

Ryan Carter