Newark, NJ – Charles Osei-Fosu Struck, Killed by Train near Peddie St
Newark, NJ (May 2, 2020) – A Union County man was fatally struck by a train in Newark on Sunday night, April 26th. Charles Osei-Fosu, 21, was hit by a New Jersey Transit train at around 8:10 p.m.
Osei-Fosu was hit by an eastbound Raritan Valley line train near Peddie Street. Osei-Fosu suffered fatal injuries in the accident. Further details on the crash aren’t currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Charles K. Osei-Fosu at this time.
Deadly Train-Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
The leading cause of railway deaths involves train-pedestrian accidents. Since 1997, 7,200 pedestrians have been fatally hit by trains in the United States. On average, 500 people are killed in these accidents each year.
When the death of a loved one is the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness, it can be truly devastating. Surviving family members are likely dealing with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It’s only natural that they’d want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice.
At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with fatal accidents. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes. If you’ve lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact our offices at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case with a Jersey City personal injury attorney.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.