College Station Man Killed in Train Accident

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 15-Jan-2013

A train accident in College Station claimed the life of an 18-year-old, when he was struck on the railroad tracks near FM 2154, officials reported.

Police identified the young man as Jacob Fahlman, an 18-year-old resident of College Station.

According to reports, Fahlman was attempting to cross the tracks at FM 2154 when he was struck by the train on Monday morning.

Officials are still investigating the scene of the train accident in College Station.

Train Accident Attorneys in Texas

While some train accidents may be provoked by inattention to signals or rushing passersby attempting to beat a train, some situations may actually be provoked by inadequacies in the railroad equipment or lacking procedures completed by railroad employees.

The length of time signal arms are down, the sounding of a train’s horn prior to reaching a crossing and even the traffic signals governing an train intersection are all important factors that can make a railroad crossing a dangerous place for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.

If you’ve been injured or killed in a train accident, call our train accident attorneys in Bryan-College Station, Austin, San Antonio and statewide Texas at 800-359-5690, contact our Bryan personal injury lawyers online or visit one of the 10 office locations for our Texas train accident lawyers for a complimentary case evaluation today. We care. We can help.

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