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Haltom City–Amtrak Train Hits Pedestrian on Carson Street

Posted on Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 1:10 am    

A pedestrian collision involving an Amtrak Train took the life of one person on Carson Street, Tuesday afternoon, according to Fire Department officials.

Just before 4:00 p.m., authorities responded to the east of Carson Street before Big Fossil Creek on the Trinity Railway Express track. According to initial reports, a pedestrian was either walking or jogging near the tracks when he was struck by the train. The force of impact killed the man instantly. His identification has not been disclosed until his family has been notified.

The passengers in the Amtrak train were not injured.

Amtrak and local investigators are gathering information surrounding the crash. No further details were released.

With sincerest sympathies, we express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

We believe that when someone loses a loved one from a car accident, they do not only suffer emotionally but financially as well. Following a fatal accident, it is important to be familiar with the rights you are entitled to. If you or your loved one is a victim of a car accident caused by wrongful actions or due to negligence, you may have the right to file for legal claims. Most of the time, families who are left behind after a tragic loss are not aware of their rights and the legal processes needed to obtain fair and just compensation. In times like this, you would need a professional who can provide you with all the support you need as you go through this difficult time. Talk to your personal injury or car accident lawyer for assistance.


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