No charges filed against truck driver involved in SoCal Metrolink crash

A Metrolink train struck two vehicles in Oxnard, causing four train cars to derail on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

Prosecutors say no charges will be immediately filed against the truck driver involved in the crash that derailed a California commuter train, injuring dozens.

Ventura County District Attorney Gregory D. Totten said in a statement that no charges will be filed Thursday against 54-year-old Jose Alejandro Sanchez-Ramirez of Yuma, Arizona.

The district attorney says the investigation is complex and involves many agencies.

Sanchez-Ramirez was the driver of a large pickup truck towing a trailer that ended up on tracks northwest of Los Angeles before dawn Tuesday. He was arrested at that time for investigation of leaving the scene of an injury accident.
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