Posted on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at 6:39 pm
Manhattan, NY (May 5, 2019) – Around 11:20 p.m. on Friday, a man was struck and killed in a fatal train accident at Grand Central Station.
When police and firefighters were called to the scene of the accident, they found the man on the tracks after being struck by a shuttle train. He was quickly extricated by firefighters and taken to the hospital with traumatic cardiac arrest.
On the way to the hospital, paramedics confirmed that CPR was performed but that he did not survive and was pronounced deceased.
When police conducted their investigation, they found that the man, who was in his 50s, had been inside the tunnel and walking down the tracks when the train came around. They are still investigating the circumstances of the crash at this time.
Train Accidents in New York
Train accidents take place in the hundreds every year across New York. The sad truth is that many people do not survive train accidents, but others will end in serious and even permanent injuries. If you have lost somebody close to you in a New York train accident, you might be feeling frightened and confused about where you can turn during this difficult time. Our attorneys are here to help you through this difficult time as you navigate the ins and outs of the legal system.
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