Atlanta, GA (May 22, 2020) – Around 3:15 p.m. this afternoon, a person was killed in a fatal train crash that took place at an Atlanta station.
According to officials, the collision took place at the Midtown MARTA station in Atlanta when a pedestrian, who has not been officially identified, was struck by a train.
The pedestrian was trapped underneath the body of the train and had to be recovered by fire officials. They were tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Police were not able to clear the scene until 5:15 p.m. Their investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Train Accidents in Georgia
Many types of accidents lead to fatalities every year, but train accidents are some of the most uncommon types of collisions. Because of the size of these modes of transportation, trains are capable of causing catastrophic harm to a pedestrian. If you have lost somebody you love in a train accident, it is essential that you speak with a wrongful death attorney in Georgia about how you can work toward results in your personal injury claim.
Our Georgia accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling when you have lost somebody you love in a life-altering accident. Nothing compares to the feeling of losing a loved one but compensation can help you move forward financially as you attempt to get back on your feet. If you have suffered losses and are unsure of where to turn, please contact an accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you.
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