Posted on Thursday, June 27th, 2019 at 12:09 am
Rhinebeck, NY (June 26, 2019) – On Tuesday morning, June 25th, an elderly man was reported to have been tragically struck and killed by an Amtrak train in the town of Rhinebeck, according to state police. Authorities stated that the deadly pedestrian and train collision happened at 9:17 a.m. between the Rhinecliff and Staatsburg stations.
Following an investigation into the incident, police determined that a man identified as 92-year-old An V. Tran, of Poughkeepsie, was walking along the tracks in the aforementioned location for uncertain reasons. Tran was then struck by a southbound Amtrak train, and emergency responders were called to the scene a short time later.
Unfortunately, Tran was pronounced deceased at the accident site but no further information has been released at this time. Police are likely to be continuing the investigation into this incident in order to establish fault.
Train Accidents in New York
People being struck and killed in New York train accidents sadly occurs more often than we would like to think. Before moving forward, our deepest condolences and warmest thoughts and prayers are extended to the loved ones of An V. Tran. While it can be tremendously challenging, it is essential for bereaved family members to understand that they may have significant rights in terms of recovering compensation for their loss.
At Hach & Rose, we are well aware of the overwhelming concerns that often occur in the aftermath of a sudden accident, and we realize that no amount of compensation can make up for the loss of a loved one. Our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a family member in a New York train accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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