Elderly Woman Fatally Struck by SMART Train near North Hamilton Parkway [Novato, CA]


Elderly Woman Fatally Struck by SMART Train near North Hamilton Parkway [Novato, CA]
Elderly Woman Fatally Struck by SMART Train near North Hamilton Parkway [Novato, CA] Elderly Woman Fatally Struck by SMART Train near North Hamilton Parkway [Novato, CA]

72-Year-Old Pedestrian Dies after Train Collision in Novato

 
NOVATO, CA (August 13, 2018) – A woman was killed early Monday morning, after she was struck by a SMART train near North Hamilton Parkway.
 
According to Novato Police officials, the incident happened shortly before 6:00 AM. A 72-year-old woman was seen crawling on the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit tracks before she was hit by the southbound commuter train.
 
SMART staff members rendered first aid treatment to the victim while responding officers helped provide CPR. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is being withheld, pending contact with her next of kin.
 
Witnesses claimed that the woman did not leave the tracks despite multiple attempts by a SMART conductor to catch her attention. Initially, investigators believed that the victim had the intent to commit suicide. However, an investigation is ongoing to verify these claims and to identify possible contributing factors.
 
No further details have been released to the public at this time.


Sweet Law offers our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved loved ones of the deceased victim. Our thoughts and prayer are with them during this trying time. May she rest in peace.


If you have lost a loved one in a tragic pedestrian collision involving a train, reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Law Group. With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your case. Our attorneys and legal team have dealt with cases including auto accidents, personal injury, and disability. Call now at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation in an office near you. For your convenience, we are also available through email, text message, and online chat 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
 

 

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