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April 01, 2020

Train Conductor Charged For Deliberately Attempting to Ram His Train Into the Navy Hospital Ship Mercy, Because He Believes It Is Part of a Government Plot

The charge is called "train wrecking." Hm. Well, just like it says on the tin.

An engineer deliberately ran a train off the tracks at high speed near the Port of Los Angeles in an attempt to crash into and damage the USNS Mercy hospital ship, prosecutors say.

The Pacific Harbor Line train derailed Tuesday, running through the end of the track and crashing through barriers, finally coming to rest about 250 yards from the docked naval ship.

Federal prosecutors allege train engineer Eduardo Moreno, 44, of San Pedro intended to hit the ship, saying he thought it was "suspicious" and did not believe "the ship is what they say it's for.'"

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He allegedly made statements to a CHP officer that included "You only get this chance once. The whole world is watching. I had to. People don't know what's going on here. Now they will."

Eduardo Moreno?

Must be one of those rightwing White Hispanics the leftwing press keeps telling me about.

Thanks to bicentennial guy.

Unrelated: Trump makes Easter declaration.


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