ANOKA, MINNESOTA (December 11, 2016) – An 18 year old woman was struck and killed by a train on Sunday morning, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened near the Metro Transit-Northstar Commuter Rail Station at 411 Pierce St. A woman was struck by a freight train sometime in the morning hours.
Emergency medical personnel tragically declared the victim dead as a result of her injuries. She was not hit by a Metro Transit train, but lines were delayed during the investigation, which is ongoing.
“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, a California personal injury law firm.
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) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.