Montclair, NJ – Update: Man Involved in Fatal Train Crash Now IdentifiedNew Jersey Legal News
Montclair, NJ (May 14, 2019) – Authorities have identified a man who was struck and killed in a fatal train crash involving a New Jersey Transit train yesterday morning, May 13th.
Police have identified the individual as 53-year-old Stephen Korbel, of Montclair, who was struck by the train headed in the eastbound direction around 5:22 a.m. The incident took place in the area of Watchung Avenue.
Service was suspended in both directions before it resumed with short delays. There were 30 people aboard at the time. Luckily, none of them were injured.
The incident remains under investigation by State Police at this time.
We would like to reach out and extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken in this accident.
Train Accidents in New Jersey
In just one year’s time, hundreds of accidents take place in New Jersey involving modes of transportation. These accidents happen to all sorts of vehicles, whether passenger cars, planes, boats, or even trains. Train accidents, all too often, lead to serious and even deadly results due to the fact that these modes of transportation are so large and travel at such fast speeds, unable to stop in the amounts of time necessary. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal train accident, you have rights to compensation under the law.
Our attorneys at Brady, Brady & Reilly understand how devastating it must be to lose a loved one in an accident that you believe could have been prevented. This is why, if you have suffered these extreme losses, it might be time to put your trust in the hands of a wrongful death attorney who understands how to help you by applying the law to your case. Please contact us to find out how we can assist you at (201) 997-0030.
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