Manhattan, NY (February 28, 2019) – On Wednesday afternoon, February 27, a man was reported to have been struck and killed by a train at the West 155th Street subway station around 4:30 p.m.
According to authorities, a man was reported to have walking along the platform when he fell onto the tracks for reasons that have not been stated. An incoming D train then struck the man, causing severely fatal injuries. Emergency medical crews who arrived at the scene tragically pronounced the man dead.
At this time, the victims’ identity has not been released, pending notification of kin. Authorities who arrived at the scene stated that the incident is currently under investigation. No further details have been provided.
People being injured or killed as a result of a train accident in New York is an all-too-common occurrence. However, our deepest condolences are offered to the loved ones of the deceased victim during this devastating time. Train accidents often affect workers, pedestrians, and drivers as they are typically fatal or seriously injurious, although innocent bystanders are also often caught in the crossfire. It is important to understand that you or your loved ones may have significant rights to follow after such a tragic accident.
At Hach & Rose, we are well aware of the overwhelming concerns that often follow a sudden accident and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one in a train accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.
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