In Concord, North Carolina (NC) two pedestrians were struck and killed by trains in separate collisions. The first accident occurred when the victim was walking northbound on the tracks in the area of Magnolia Crossing Circle. The 18-year-old boy was struck and killed by a northbound Amtrak train. The second accident occurred near the 3600 block of South Ridge Avenue. A 49-year-old man was struck from behind by a Norfolk-Southern train.
Walking along railways is never safe; there aren’t always horns or sirens along the tracks to warn you of an approaching train and depending on the speed, when you hear the train coming it could be too late. The families of the deceased should contact a North Carolina (NC) wrongful death attorney for a private consultation to discuss the possibility of a wrongful death claim. Our injury lawyers are nationally recognized in the field of railroad accident injury law. If you have been injured in a freight train or passenger rail accident, download this free report written by personal injury attorneys based in North Carolina (NC). specialize in railroad cases to begin learning about your legal rights and options to file claims for compensation.
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