Bradford County, FL (June 26, 2019) - A 54-year-old man from Middleburg is dead after he was struck by a CSX train in Bradford County on Wednesday, June 26th. The crash took place just before noon near the railroad crossing on County Road 125.
The crash is currently being investigated by the Bradford County Sheriff's Office. Police have yet to determine the circumstances which led to the fatal incident. The crash caused the road to be closed to travelers near the scene for several hours. Authorities have not released the name of the injured victim and have not released any further details at this time.
An investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
Each day, approximately two pedestrians will lose their lives in Florida pedestrian accidents. When we think of pedestrian accidents, we most often think of cars. However, pedestrian accidents involving trains do occur and can have serious consequences.
A full investigation into this incident will be conducted in order to determine what caused the pedestrian to be struck by the train and whether any measures could have been taken to avoid the collision from occurring. Certainly, our condolences are with the family who lost their loved one in this incident.
If a pedestrian crash has affected you or your family, the Florida pedestrian accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to help. We will stand in your corner and fight for the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, please contact us at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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