AMARILLO, TEXAS (December 3, 2017) – Steven Sorrells was killed in a train accident on Sunday afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened off of Eastern Street. A gold 2004 Chevrolet Impala was heading southbound on Eastern Street in the 500 block when his vehicle was struck by a westbound BNSF train that hit the driver’s side of the vehicle.
Steven Sorrells was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability. Initial investigations indicate the crossing did have gate arms, but it is unknown if they were working at the time of the accident. Information is still being released at this time and Lexton Law will continue to update this article.
“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.”