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Union Pacific Train Struck and Killed Pedestrian on Railroad Tracks

A pedestrian was hit by a Union Pacific train at about 4:00 in the early morning hours in North Highlands on February 10, according to local authorities. The pedestrian was reported to be on the tracks when the accident happened. The train was heading west in the vicinity of the Roseville Road and Longview Drive intersection. Both the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office and emergency responders were called to the scene. Attempts were made to revive the pedestrian, but the man died at the accident site. Pending notification of family, an identification of the pedestrian will be issued by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office. An investigation was conducted into why the crash occurred; however, it was unknown why the pedestrian was on the tracks. This accident is the second train accident in less than a week involving Union Pacific around Sacramento. 

Driver Killed in Accident on Auburn Boulevard

A fatal crash in North Highlands left one man dead after his vehicle was struck by a GMC Yukon on Auburn Boulevard at about 8:30 in the evening. According to a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the man was identified as 20-year-old Oleksandr Podolianchuk of North Highlands. The CHP said that he reportedly pulled out of the parking lot at the Dutch Bros coffee drive-through near Kohler Road and into the path of the Yukon on the boulevard. The driver of the Yukon, age 26, reported he was unable to stop in time to avoid the 2009 Infiniti Coupe. The driver of the Infiniti, identified as Podolianchuk, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 9:00 p.m. The CHP is investigating the fatal crash to determine why and how it happened. The CHP is asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call them at 916-348-2300.

Pedestrian Fatality in North Highlands

A pedestrian fatality occurred in North Highlands on November 21 when a woman died while crossing Roseville Road at approximately 5:18 a.m. A spokesman for the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in North Sacramento reported that the woman was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup along Roseville Road, where it intersects with Tacomic Drive. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was cooperating with investigators into the accident. 

North Highlands Woman Killed in Hit and Run Accident

On October 3 in North Highlands, a woman crossing the street while walking her dog was struck and killed by a hit and run driver. The accident happened along A Street, close to South Haven Drive, when she was hit by a 1993 to 1995 Honda Civic coupe, described as brown or another dark color. The woman’s dog was injured and transported to the Sacramento County animal control shelter. It was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that the vehicle that struck the woman fled the scene and was last spotted heading east along A Street.  The vehicle has front end damage that is moderate to severe. Officer Walker, who is with the CHP, asks that anyone with details about the accident or information, please call the North Sacramento office at (916) 328-2300 or (916) 798-0975. The CHP is in charge of the investigation into the pedestrian fatality.

Wrongful Death Accident Claim

Wrongful Death Accident Claim

Wrongful Death Accident Claim – A wrongful death accident claim is a civil action against an individual or entity when a loved one has been killed through negligence or an intentional act. Had the individual lived, he or she would have been able to claim a personal injury for damages. Only certain individuals are able to file for wrongful death, and the recoverable damages are specific. Learn more about how a wrongful death accident lawsuit works and who can recover compensation.

Fleeing Vehicle Kills a Man in a Del Taco Parking Lot

Fleeing Vehicle Kills a Man in a Del Taco Parking Lot

I’m Ed Smith, a North Highlands wrongful death lawyer. In an update to an accident that happened on July 25, 2018, a suspect has been apprehended in the death of a local man. The man was killed by an individual who stole his vehicle and used it to run over him at a Del Taco in North Highlands. I want to extend my prayers and sympathy to the friends and family for the loss of their loved one in their time of great sorrow.  It is my hope that the identification of this person may help bring them some closure to this horrific crime.


Food Poisoning Deaths Can Be Prevented

I’m Ed Smith, a North Highlands wrongful death lawyer. Food poisoning causes numerous illnesses each year. It causes thousands of death in the United States too. The culprits can be found at every level in the food chain from livestock holding areas to your kitchen counter. While home cooks can learn to protect their family with good food-handling techniques, diners are at the mercy of restaurant food preparers and personnel.

Shooting In North highlands
I’m Ed Smith, a North Highlands Personal Injury Lawyer. A young mother was shot to death on February 23, 2016 in her North Highlands home.

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