Train Derailment Leaves Two Dead

August 21, 2012 Updated Aug 21, 2012 at 1:49 PM EDT

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Train Derailment Leaves Two Dead

August 21, 2012 Updated Aug 21, 2012 at 1:49 PM EDT

A train derailment in Maryland has left a pair of young women dead.

According to the Baltimore Sun, the women -- both college students -- were killed early Tuesday when 21 cars of an 80-car train that was carrying coal derailed in Ellicott City. The women were found dead in the wreckage, according to the Baltimore Sun report.

The cause of the derailment is unknown, according to the Baltimore Sun report.

Read the Baltimore Sun report HERE.