Man Killed in Monahans, Texas Train Accident

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 2-Nov-2012

A train accident at an unprotected crossing left one man dead, Saturday, when his vehicle was struck by the train, where, officials believe he was parked on or nearby the tracks.

Authorities identified the man as Jamie Richards, 26, a former resident of Carlsbad. According to reports, Richards had just recently gotten off at H&P rig, where he worked, before the Monahans train accidentoccurred.

Richard’s girlfriend had, reportedly, spoken to him over the phone prior to the train accident.

The impact of the train collision with the 2000 Ford Mustang caused the vehicle to be pushed as far as 130 feet.

Richards was pronounced dead at the scene of the Monahans, Texas train accident.

Police are still investigating the accident in an effort to understand why the vehicle was on or near the tracks and what caused the train accident.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a train accident, call our train accident attorneys in Austin, San Antonio, Temple and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our personal injury lawyers online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our train accident lawyers in Texas for a free consultation today.

Our experienced attorneys are familiar with gathering evidence and putting together the various pieces comprising an accident, in an effort to reveal important details tied to your injuries or the fatal train accident of a loved one, while seeking just compensation for injuries and loss. We care. We can help.

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