Teenager loses legs in train accident

A 17 year-old girl from Colorado has lost both of her legs after she was run over by a train earlier this week. She is at student at Colorado State University and witnesses say she and three other friends were attempting to jump onto a moving train when she fell under it. The girl planned on pursuing a career in music, theater, and dance.

Investigators say that the girl’s friend jumped first and made it on the train that was moving 7 to 10 mph. Another friend try to jump on but fell, suffering only minor cuts and bruises. The teen was last to jump when the tragic accident occurred.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a train accident, contact the Des Moines train accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at (515) 225-2600.


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