SHASTA LAKE, CALIFORNIA (January 20, 2017) – A man was killed after being struck by a Union Pacific Train on North Boulevard and Shasta Dam Boulevard, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:00 pm on Friday. A Union Pacific Train struck a pedestrian near Shasta Dam Boulevard and North Boulevard. The conductor contacted the local Sheriff’s office and told them they believed a pedestrian had been struck at the scene.
Responding medical personnel found 36 year old Curt Edmond Perry lying on the west side of the tracks. Paramedics tragically declared him dead at the scene as a result of his injuries. 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. Serving Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and throughout California, 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.