Sunset, UT – Pedestrian Dies After Struck By Train At 1300 N. 498 WestUtah Legal News
Sunset, UT (April 8, 2019) – Around 3 p.m. on April 8, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the area of 1300 North 498 West.
According to reports, a 17-year-old male was crossing the train tracks at the intersection when he was struck by a FrontRunner train. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
Our most sincere sympathies go out to the family of the young man who lost his life in this terrible incident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Collisions In Utah
Every year, over 40 pedestrians lose their lives in fatal collisions across Utah. Sadly, those involving large vehicles, like trains, often result in life-altering or fatal injuries to those involved.
The devastating impact of fatal pedestrian accidents is not something families are prepared to deal with. Unfortunately, dealing with the emotional pain and suffering is only half the battle. Quite often, surviving family members are left to deal with thousands of dollars in expenses related to funeral arrangements for their loved ones. Surviving family members should contact a Utah wrongful death attorney to see what legal options are available for them.
For over 30-years, Utah accident injury attorneys from Siegfried & Jensen have helped victims and surviving family members collect over $850 million in compensation for their legal claims. Our firm is dedicated to helping those harmed get compensation for medical expenses, funeral expenses, loss of consortium, and various other damages incurred as the result of the incident. If your loved one lost their life in a pedestrian accident, contact our reputable pedestrian accident attorneys in Utah at (801) 845-9000 to schedule a free case evaluation.
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