Posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 6:32 am
Lyons, NY (October 11, 2018) – An accident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian after being struck by a train was reported to have occurred in Lyons on Thursday afternoon, October 11. The exact time of the incident has not been reported at this time but it was confirmed to have happened before 3:00 p.m.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train after ending up in the path of the vehicle for reasons that are currently unknown, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. Police along with emergency medical crews were called to the scene to assist anyone who may have been injured. The sole victim is believed to have been pronounced dead at the scene.
No further information has been made available at this time, and authorities are currently investigating the events that led to this incident.
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Above and beyond all else, we would like to extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of the victim during this overwhelming time. It is now fundamental to understand that as the family members of a victim, you may have the right to be recompensed for your loss.
A train accident in New York can happen at any time for several different reasons. Whether it be other people or police in pursuit of the victim, the operator of the train, or any other person or entity who acts irresponsibly, you may have the right to pursue legal action. A compassionate and knowledgeable New York accident attorney can answer your questions and may be able to help obtain compensation.
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