Mormon missionary from Utah who survived Spanish train wreck describes 'gruesome' scene

  • by: BRADY McCOMBS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 26, 2013 - 11:50 AM

SALT LAKE CITY — Seconds before the Spanish train he was aboard lifted off the tracks "like a roller coaster," Mormon missionary Stephen Ward said he glanced up from the journal he was writing and noticed a backpack tumble from a rack. Moments later, he blacked out as the train smashed into a concrete wall at high speed.

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