Manhattan, NY (February 25, 2020) – At approximately 3:07 p.m., on February 24, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Astor Place. Reports indicate that a pedestrian was struck by a train at the Astor Place Station located on Astor Place and Lafayette Street.
The victim was pinned under the train and suffered fatal injuries.
Emergency crews responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim killed in this incident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, over 1,500 pedestrians lose their lives in auto accidents across New York. Cases involving semi-trucks are more likely to result in fatal injuries due to the size and weight of these vehicles. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the reckless actions of others, it is imperative that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in New York to protect their legal rights.
If you or a member of your family have been injured in an accident that was the result of the thoughtless, careless, or malicious actions of another person, we strongly urge you to solicit legal representation to guarantee that your rights as a victim are protected and you receive the financial compensation to which you are legally entitled. Contact Local Accident Reports to be connected with a seasoned personal injury attorney in your area who can answer all of your questions about your injury accident at 1-888-657-1460.
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