Shreveport, LA – Pedestrian Killed By Train Near Jane Lane
Shreveport, LA (July 11, 2019) – In the afternoon of Thursday, July 11th, a man died after being hit by a train in the Shreveport area.
Based on the report issued by local police, the male victim had been walking in an area near Janet Lane when an oncoming train hit him. The incident occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. in the afternoon.
Authorities have not revealed any information about the victim’s identity at this time, pending family notification. Officers have confirmed that he had been accompanied by another man when the train wreck took place.
Police did not indicate if anyone on the train sustained injuries in this incident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim during this difficult time.
Fatal Train Collision in Shreveport
The Federal Railway Administration reports that, as of 2018, about 270 roadway fatalities took place, with 69% of these crashes in only 12 states. Based on the data in this report, Louisiana takes the 12th spot for the most frequent fatal train and car crashes, with 7 fatality cases occurring in 2018.
If you or your loved one has sustained injuries in a car accident involving a train, you and your family members may be entitled to compensation. In this case, it would be in your best interest to speak with a Louisiana attorney who is knowledgeable in personal injury claims and pedestrian accident cases. For over 25 years, our team at Fisher Injury Lawyers have won a collected $125,000,000 for our clients and have won more than 98% of our cases over these two decades. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, contact us at 225-766-1234.
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