Stockton, California (October 20,
2019) – A pedestrian
died after being struck by a train in Stockton on Sunday morning, according to
a local news report.
A man was
walking on the BNSF Railway tracks near South Lincoln Street at about 9:34 a.m.
when he was hit by a train.
paramedics who were called to the scene pronounced the man dead at the scene.
Joaquin County Coroner’s Office withheld the identity of the pedestrian pending
notification of next of kin.
It is unknown
if anyone on board the train was injured.
No further information was provided.
investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.