Train Accident Kills One Woman Fatally Injured
Tulsa, OK (November 26, 2018) On the morning of November 26th, a train accident occurred near US 69 just outside of Big Cabin in Craig County. According to the reports, a 65-year-old woman named Kathy French drove a sports utility vehicle when she tried to drive across railroad tracks and was struck by a train around 5:40 a.m.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene to help French, but she did not survive the collision and passed away. Investigators determined that she likley failed to yield at a stop sign, thus placing her in tho the path of the train. The police are currently investigating the accident.
Our condolences go out to the friends and family of Kathy French during this extremely difficult time. Losing a loved one can be one of the most painful expeirences in life, and we wish them nothing but the best as they cope with this tragedy.
Vehicle Accidents in Oklahoma
Whenever a vehicle is struck by a train, it can be difficult to determine who should be held liable for the crash. Although reports show that French failed to yield at a stop sign, other factors could have contirbuted to the crash. Police are currently work to determine the exact nature of this tragedy before they release their report. With the intense speed and size of trains, train accidents typically cause fatal injuries in those unfortunate enough to cross their path. As the victim’s friends and family look to find a way forward after this terrible event, they may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit to assist with the cost of this loss.
At McGuire Law Firm, we understand just how traumatic vehicle accidents can be for our clients and their loved ones, especially when fatalities are involved. We do everything we can to help our clients receive adequate compensation for any damages and losses. If you, or someone you know, lost a loved one in a vehicle accident, call (405) 513-5658.