1 Dead in Spokane Train Accident
SPOKANE, WA (December 27, 2018) – A pedestrian died after being struck by a train on December 25 on West Third Avenue and Sunset Highway.
The Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are currently investigating the train accident involving a pedestrian.
According to officers, the pedestrian was on the on the BNSF train tracks at West Third Avenue and Sunset Highway, near Browne’s Addition, when the crash occurred. The paramedic transported the victim to a hospital in a life-threatening state.
Police confirmed that the pedestrian was not an employee of the railway and has no business doing in the tracks. The investigators are trying to determine why the pedestrian was there.
According to officers, the incident didn’t affect any nearby roads, and the streets on the rail line were not affected as well. It was noted that the involved train was stopped.
The train’s speed and conditions of the tracks are being investigated, and detectives are expected to stay at the scene for multiple hours. The collision did not impact traffic.
Our deepest thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased victims. We at Sweet Law Group wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time.
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