Monroe, LA – Pedestrian Struck, Killed on Thomas Rd

Monroe, LA (April 17, 2024) – A pedestrian accident reported in the Monroe area claimed one person’s life. The accident was reported to officials at around 1:30 p.m. on April 12.

According to official reports, a male pedestrian was walking on Thomas Road during the afternoon hours. As he proceeded through the area near the Kansas City Southern railway crossing, he was struck by a train. The pedestrian, who was later identified by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office as 50-year-old Rodney Griffin, was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of his injuries. At this time, the crash is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Rodney Griffin.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Louisiana

undefinedEvery year, pedestrian accidents claim the lives of many individuals across the United States, and Louisiana is sadly no exception. Negligent motorists contribute to numerous fatalities as innocent pedestrians are struck by drivers who speed, get distracted by phones or other objects, or engage in reckless behaviors behind the wheel.

Losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident is a devastating experience for families. The sudden and unexpected loss leaves them grappling with immense emotional pain and financial burdens, including funeral expenses. Balancing these challenges can feel overwhelming.

However, families who have lost loved ones due to driver negligence have legal avenues to pursue compensation from those responsible. Seeking the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Louisiana can help navigate the legal process and hold accountable those responsible for the tragic loss.

At Parker Alexander Attorneys at Law, we are committed to providing top-notch legal support and representation to families affected by preventable pedestrian accidents. Our team of experienced pedestrian accident lawyers is dedicated to tirelessly fighting for justice on behalf of grieving families. If you or your family members have been involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting in death, please reach out to our Louisiana personal injury law firm at 318-625-6262. We're here to support you and will work tirelessly to ensure justice is served.

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