Man dead after being hit by train on NW 70th St and Shartel Ave

Posted on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 at 10:20 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was fatally struck by a train in northern Oklahoma City this afternoon, according to information from OKC FOX 25 News.

The crash happened near the intersection of N Shartel Avenue and NW 70th Street at around 1:45 p.m., when a man walking near the train tracks was unable to get out of the way of an oncoming train. The train, which was described as “exceptionally long,” was also unable to stop in time to avoid a collision.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City train accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


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