• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: October 2018

Fatal train accident HOUSTON (October 18, 2018)– A man was found dead after he was hit by a train on the 2300 block of Congress on Wednesday, October 17th.

The Houston Police Department (HPD) were called to the scene in East Houston, near Congress Avenue and Emancipation Avenue around 10:50 p.m. A conductor with Union Pacific Railroad saw a man lying on the tracks.

Authorities believe the first passing train did not realize it had struck a pedestrian, leaving the man on the tracks. The second train saw the man lying on the tracks and called HPD. He was dead on the scene. The man has not been identified. There is an investigation to determine the cause of the train accident.

If you or a loved one were involved in train accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or to discuss your car accident injury case.

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Source: Houston Chronicle

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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