ATLANTA, GEORGIA (July 8, 2017) – A man was killed after he was struck by a Southern Norfolk Train on Saturday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:45 pm near the intersection of Lee Street and Whitehall Street. A man attempted to roll underneath a stopped Southern Norfolk train to reach the other side of the tracks, but was crushed when the train began to move again.
The man was initially rushed to an emergency room in critical condition, but he succumbed to his injuries a short time later. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”