Odessa, TX – Rodolfo Hernandez Killed in Pedestrian Train Accident on East Loop 338
Odessa, TX (September 16, 2019) – A train crash involving a pedestrian, results in fatal injuries.
On September 15, just after 5 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on East Loop 338 near Murphy USA Gas Station.
According to reports, a pedestrian was passing through the area when he was struck by a train. The victim, who was identified as 43-year-old Rodolfo Hernandez, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Rodolfo Hernandez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, hundreds of thousands of victims are injured in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Sadly, more than 3,700 of those injured end up passing away due to the extent of their injuries. Out of the total victims, more than 600 of those killed are pedestrians struck and killed by negligent and reckless drivers.
When victims lose their lives in tragic collisions, it is crucial for their families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, funeral arrangements, and various other damages resulting from a loved one’s fatal collision.
Over the past twenty years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our knowledgeable injury accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to ensure families are able to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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