Selma, NC (April 29, 2021) – Around 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning, April 28, a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Selma.
According to officials, the accident happened on the railroad tracks near the Highway 70 Flyover Bridge. Police confirmed that 41-year-old Jonathan Snyder was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by a CSX train traveling through the area. The train was headed south at the time.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help the victim. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of traumatic injuries.
The area was blocked for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the midst of an accident, especially if it involves a train. Because trains are some of the largest modes of transportation, they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm. Many pedestrians lose their lives every year as a result of serious accidents. In just one year’s time in North Carolina, in fact, approximately 102 pedestrians lost their lives as a result of accidents. If you have suffered such an enormous loss, it is crucial that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
A North Carolina pedestrian accident can lead to some of the most extensive harm, especially if it takes the life of a loved one. Families often wonder where they can turn if they have lost somebody close to them in one of these accidents. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost somebody close to you in an accident, you should be prepared to seek the help of an attorney who has handled these claims in the past. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents at www.riccilawnc.com.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents throughout North Carolina. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with the bills after you have lost somebody closest to you in one of these accidents. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.
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