Posted on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 12:24 am
Owego, NY (May 3, 2019) – Police have recently identified the 17-year-old boy who was tragically struck and killed by a train on Wednesday, May 1st. The accident was reported to have taken place on the train tracks near Depot Street and State Street at approximately 3:00 p.m., according to authorities.
Officials stated that Kyle Davis, a 17-year-old Owego Free Academy student, was killed while walking along the tracks in the aforementioned area, although they are unsure as to whether or not another party was involved. At this time, the Norfolk Southern train has only been reported to have hit Davis for reasons that continue to be under investigation at this time.
Emergency medical responders were called to the scene after the accident and Davis was tragically pronounced deceased from the impact of the collision. No further information has been provided.
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Before moving on, we would like to take a moment to extend our deepest and most heartfelt prayers to the loved ones of Kyle Davis. Wrongful deaths due to any occurrence, such as a train accident in New York, will frequently leave the surviving family with many questions. It is important to know that making the choice to attain qualified representation to assist you during such a disastrous time of need can go a long way toward recovery.
At Hach & Rose, we are passionate about supporting those who have been affected by the carelessness of another person or other entity. Our knowledgeable New York accident attorneys pride themselves on easing the problematic process that follows the sudden loss of a family member. If you have lost a loved one in a New York train accident or any other kind of crash beyond the control of the victim, call 212-779-0057 today.
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