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Blood Donations Needed After Metrolink, Freight Trains Crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The American Red Cross says blood donors are needed following a deadly train crash and derailment in the Chatsworth area of Los Angeles.

Red Cross officials say blood needs for those injured in Friday’s crash are believed to have been met, but donors are needed to replenish the supplies that have been used.

Any person 17 years or older – 16 if accompanied by a parent – and weighing at least 110 pounds is eligible to donate blood. Eligible donors are asked to schedule an appointment to donate by calling 1-800-GIVE LIFE or by visiting

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KESQ News Team


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