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Atlanta, GA (February 17, 2023) – On early Thursday morning, around 4:15 a.m., officers with the Atlanta Police Department reportedly responded to Ralph D. Abernathy and West Whitehall Street SW for a fatal pedestrian accident.

Atlanta, GA - Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported on Ralph Abernathy & Whitehall StUpon their arrival, officers located a seriously injured person who was apparently struck by a train. The victim was not conscious when police located them and was later pronounced deceased on the scene by EMS services.

Norfolk Southern investigators also reported to the scene, along with the Fulton County Medical Examiner, to remove the decedent, who has not yet been identified at this time.

All accident information can change as the investigation progresses and is only preliminary at this time, and new details come to light, per the Atlanta PD.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this accident.

If you or a loved one were seriously injured in this incident, we strongly encourage you to speak with an attorney. Having your case evaluated by a lawyer sooner rather than later can ensure that your rights are protected from the start. The first step is to request a police report.

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