Austin, TX – Woman Killed in Train Accident on Duval Rd
Austin, TX (December 17, 2019) – Around 3:15 p.m., on December 15, authorities rushed to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident in the 4000 block of Duval Road.
According to reports, a pedestrian was attempting to cross the train tracks on Duval Road, near the San Marin Apartment complex, when she was struck by a Union Pacific train.
The female victim incurred 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 the victim who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle collisions across our state. As you would imagine, accidents involving trains are more likely to result in fatal injuries for victims. The size and weight of these vehicles leave little chance for vulnerable pedestrians. When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas at their earliest convenience.
Our team at The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of grieving families. We strive to help those harmed protect their legal rights so they are in the best position possible to move forward after losing a loved one. We stop at nothing to ensure families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for lost wages, funeral services, pain and suffering, and more. Contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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