Nicholas Butler Killed in Empire Bicycle Accident at Second Street and E Street

Nicholas Butler ID’d as Bicyclist Hit and Killed by Train at Second Street and E Street in Stanislaus County


Empire, California (December 11, 2019) – 27-year-old Nicholas Butler has been identified as the bicyclist who was fatally hit by a train in Empire, Stanislaus County, on Tuesday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal bicycle accident happened at about 8 a.m. December 10, in the area of Second Street and E Street.

Butler was riding a bicycle across the railroad and was struck by an Amtrak train.

The bicyclist was killed in the collision.

The train stopped at the scene for about two hours as the authorities examined the scene.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the accident 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 is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.