A train derailment that generated a fireball that killed an Illinois woman and a lawsuit that was settled for $22.5 million. Jose Tellez of Rockford, Illinois brought suit against Canadian National Railway claiming that it was negligent in the operation and maintenance of both the train and the train track. The train pulled 114 cars including 74 filled with ethanol. When the train derailed it generated a fireball that engulfed the Vellez' vehicle.
Source: Chicago Tribune
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