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Driver arrested after colliding with moving train in Tulsa

TULSA, OK – Officials with the Tulsa Police Department have one man in custody after he drove directly into a moving train early Tuesday morning.

According to KVOO, the collision occurred near the intersection of Southwest Boulevard and 17th Street at about 4:25 a.m. Police say the driver rolled slowly through the railroad crossing and hit the train which was moving at a very slow rate of speed.

The unidentified man was transported to a local hospital and subsequently arrested for allegedly driving under the influence as well as other traffic violations.

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 car 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.

Pedestrian killed in Oklahoma City train accident

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person was killed after being struck by a train in northwest Oklahoma City early Friday morning.

According to KOCO, the incident was reported shortly before 4:00 a.m. near the intersection of Northwest 100th Street and Garnett Drive.

Police say the operator of the train attempted to stop by using the horn and emergency brake. However, the individual failed to move from the tracks before being fatally struck.

Details regarding the identity of the victim have not yet been released. No one else sustained any injuries as a result of the crash.

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 wrongful death 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

Man killed in train accident in Garvin County

PAULS VALLEY, OK (GARVIN COUNTY) – A pedestrian is dead following a train accident near US Highway 77 on Friday, reports KFOR.

The accident happened just after 3:45 a.m. about four miles south of Pauls Valley, which is around 58 miles south of Oklahoma City.

The victim is Joshua A. Lorenz, 35, who was hit by a train heading north.

There is no further information at this time regarding the circumstances of the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.

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 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 a train, contact us today for a free consultation.

One person dead in Edmond train accident

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EDMOND, OK – One person died in a train accident on Friday afternoon, reports KFOR.

The accident occurred near East 15th Street and Broadway and involved a pedestrian who was on the train tracks.

The victim died instantly, according to investigators.

The crash is currently under investigation by Edmond authorities.

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 car 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 a commercial vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

Authorities identify woman killed in train accident

ENID, OK. –  Police have released the identity of a woman who was struck and killed by a train on Saturday afternoon near Enid.

The deceased was identified as 33-year-old Ashley Surrett, of Enid. According to Enid News & Eagle, the pedestrian-train accident occurred at 2:41 p.m. just east of 42nd on E. 412. Police and EMS arrived shortly after and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was apparently walking along a bridge just north of the highway when the conductor spotted her and tried to warn her before striking her.

The Oklahoma train accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm provide these news stories to help keep our readers informed of what is going on in our community. We stand ready to help anyone who has been hurt or has lost a loved one in an accident get answers and justice. To speak with a qualified injury attorney, contact us at (405) 451-5157 or reach out online to schedule a free and confidential consultation.

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