ABINGDON, VIRGINIA (February 26, 2017) – A teenager struck and killed by a train on Sunday near Trigg Street has been identified as Porter Harper, according to a local news source. (map)
17 year old Porter Harper, a high school student at Virginia High School in Bristol, was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on Sunday evening near the Trigg Street railroad crossing.
Porter Harper was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Porter Harper as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.