Australian tourist stranded aboard derailed Los Angeles train car

Posted on September 7, 2013 • Filed under: Tourists Rescued, United-States

According to, Dana Harris was about to cross Hill Street late Thursday morning when she heard the Angels Flight funicular shake and grind louder than usual. When she turned around, she saw the lower train had twisted off its track, leaving its sole passenger stranded in the derailed car. Harris told Melanie Sherrin — a tourist from Australia who had arrived in Los Angeles on Wednesday night — to hold on as she called 911. Read article

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