HENRICO, VIRGINIA (September 4, 2017) – A 9 year old boy was tragically killed on Monday in an accident at the CSX Fulton Train Yard, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 3:30 pm at the Fulton Yard near Bickerstaff Road. A 9 year old boy that was reportedly playing near the tracks was hit by a cargo train for an unknown reason.
The 9 year old was rushed to a hospital but tragically succumbed to his injuries a short time later. The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time as authorities attempt to determine why the child was near the tracks.
“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 Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”