Hilliard, FL (October 12, 2019) - A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a train in Hilliard on Friday, October 11th. The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Andrews Road near US 301.
The Nassau County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of the accident, along with the Florida Highway Patrol. Investigators say the pedestrian, identified only as a female, was pronounced dead the crash scene. No other injuries were reported following the accident.
Troopers are still investigating and there is no additional information available at this time.
Fatal accidents are reported multiple times per day in our state. Although most fatal crashes involve vehicles or pedestrians, some crashes involve other types of vehicles, including trains. When a train accident takes place, a thorough investigation must be undertaken in order to determine exactly how the crash took place and who is ultimately responsible for the collision. Train accident liability is a complicated issue.
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