About 1:58 a.m. eastern standard time on January 17, 1999, three Consolidated Rail Corporation freight trains operating in fog on a double main track were involved in an accident near Bryan, Ohio. Westbound Mail-9, traveling near maximum authorized speed on track No. 1, struck the rear of a slower moving westbound train, TV-7, at milepost 337.22. The collision caused the derailment of the 3 locomotive units and the first 13 cars of Mail-9 and the last 3 cars of TV-7. The derailed equipment fouled the No. 2 track area and struck the 12th car of train MGL-16, which was operating eastbound on the adjacent track. The impact caused 18 cars in the MGL-16 consist to derail. The engineer and conductor of Mail-9 were killed in the accident. The crewmembers of TV-7 and MGL-16 were not injured. Total estimated damages were $5.3 million.