• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: November 2019
Christopher Lloyd Rhodes Dead after Being Hit by Train

Kountze, TX (11/11/2019) – A Kountze man has died from his injuries after being hit by a train on Saturday night.

The accident happened around 9 p.m. near Highway 69 when pedestrian Christopher Lloyd Rhodes, 39, was struck, then pinned under the train until first responders rescued him. 

He was transported to a nearby hospital. 

Rhodes died from his injuries on Sunday morning around 6 a.m.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Hiring a Wrongful Death Lawyer

According to FRA statistics, Texas was listed second in total railroad trespass casualties in 2018 with 80 casualties: 34 deaths and 46 injuries. It’s important we protect pedestrians at all costs so we can prevent another pedestrian-railroad fatality. 

These kinds of accidents are just one of many that occur all throughout Texas. If you live in Houston or the surrounding areas and your loved one was involved in an accident, the experienced wrongful death lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help you understand how much your wrongful death lawsuit is worth. 

To schedule a free and confidential consultation about how much your personal injury claim or wrongful death claim is worth, please call or text our office anytime at 281-853-8446.

Source: 12News

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About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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