REDDING, CALIFORNIA (March 15, 2017) – A boy was struck by a train and killed on Wednesday morning near Highway 273, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:45 am hear Highway 273 (also known as Market Street). A boy was running across the train tracks from a Redding Area Bus Authority stop, on the east side of the Highway, when he was struck by a Union Pacific train.
The boy was tragically pronounced dead at the scene after the accident. People that live near the intersection say it is a point of worry, as one has to cross the tracks to get to the crosswalk from the east side of the highway. 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. 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.