FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (February 21, 2017) – A man was killed after being struck by a train on Belmont Avenue and Diana Street on Tuesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:21 p.m. at the intersection of Belmont Avenue and Diana Street. A man identified as being a white male in his 50s or 60s was struck by an Amtrak train heading southbound. The pedestrian was sadly declared dead at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel.
The train was occupied with passengers at the time of the collision, but nobody on the train reported any injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“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.”
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 Fresno, Los Angeles, San Diego, and throughout California, 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.