NATALBANY, LOUISIANA (December 13, 2016) – An Amtrak train struck a vehicle near Highway 1064, resulting in fatal injuries according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened around 2:00 pm on the tracks near Highway 1064. An Amtrak train carrying 68 passengers struck an unidentified vehicle for unknown reasons.
The two people inside the car were both tragically pronounced dead. The passengers on the train were unharmed. The investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a personal injury law firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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.