ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA (October 29, 2017) – A man was hit by a train and killed on North Street in Anderson on Sunday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 11:20 pm at the intersection of North Street and Highway 273. A man was struck by a train for an unknown reason at the intersection, which is equipped with lights and gate arms.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. The accident remains under active investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Almost one death or injury per day occurs on the rail system in the United States. Many of these tragic deaths are avoidable, the rail system is antiquated and needs a complete overhaul to ensure the safety of pedestrians, drivers, and train passengers,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law.