GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA (December 22, 2016) – A man was hit by a freight train and killed on Thursday evening on the tracks near Maple Avenue and Main Street, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened around 5:30 pm on the tracks between the Main Street and Maple Avenue crossings. A man was found on the tracks after having been struck by a Norfolk Southern Corp. train.
The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead by a responding coroner. The investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney 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. 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.