PORTLAND, OREGON (December 1, 2017) – A pedestrian was hit by a train and killed on Friday morning in Portland near 17th Avenue and McLoughlin Boulevard, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:13 am near Southeast 17th Avenue and McLoughlin Boulevard. A man was reportedly found on the tracks by MAX train operators, and initial reports show he may have been struck by several trains.
The man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability, and Lexton Law is still receiving updates on this ongoing investigation.
“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. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”