ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA (December 29, 2016) – A man was killed on Thursday morning after he was hit by a train on the Metro Gold Line tracks, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident was first reported around 12:12 am near the Arcadia Station at 200 First Avenue. A pedestrian identified only as a male, was struck by a train in the area.
The man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing at this time. The pedestrian remains unidentified at this time. Nobody on board the train reported any injuries.
“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 Attorney from Lexton 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. Serving Arcadia, Pasadena, Los Angeles, and throughout California, 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.