St. Louis, MO — An Amtrak train hit and killed a pedestrian crossing railroad tracks in suburban St. Louis, MO. The pedestrian, a 30 year-old man, died at the scene.
The train was carrying passengers from St. Louis to Kansas City when it struck the man on Friday afternoon in Webster Groves, MO. The engineer stopped the train after the accident and reported the death.
In October 2010, a 29 year-old pedestrian was struck by a Union Pacific train and killed at a nearby railroad crossing in Webster Groves.
Pedestrian/train accidents causing serious personal injuries and death often are the result of railroad negligence. If you or a loved one has been affected by a pedestrian railroad accident, talk to an experienced railroad accident attorney right away to discover the truth about what really happened. Making the railroad take responsibility for your damages may be the only way to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen again to someone else. Help us help you make a difference.