August 6, 2022

Bay St. Louis, MS - Ryan Moran Fatally Struck by Train on Lakeshore Rd

Bay St. Louis, MS (August 06, 2022) - A man died on Monday, August 1st after he was struck by a train in Bay St. Louis. 

The Hancock County Coroner’s office has identified the victim as 32-year-old local resident, Ryan Moran. 

Moran’s body was found after rescuers responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a train in the area of North Railroad Avenue and Lakeshore Road in Hancock County. 

The circumstances surrounding the accident have not been disclosed. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Ryan Moran, at this time.

Train Accidents in Mississippi

, Bay St. Louis, MS - Ryan Moran Fatally Struck by Train on Lakeshore Rd, Germany Law Firm PLLC

Every year, across the United States, around 800 people are killed and thousands more sustain injuries in accidents that involve trains. When contrasted with the death and injury counts created by collisions involving only motor vehicles, these totals may seem rather small but, in reality, still equal two deadly train incidents each day.

Most of the train accidents that happen within the United States take place at railway crossings. An automobile can stall on the tracks, traffic might be gridlocked causing a car to be stopped at a crossing without any safety bars to prevent this from happening. Once in a while, when railway crossings are not marked with flashing lights or safety bars, automobiles can crash into an oncoming train in the darkness.

There are multiple types of train accidents that can occur in a wide variety of situations. Some of the more common examples include:

  • Collisions at railroad crossings
  • Train derailments
  • Trains colliding with motor vehicles
  • Train colliding with other trains
  • Trains colliding with pedestrians or cyclists 

Amtrak conductors and drivers, railway companies, mechanics, railway maintenance workers, and other railway employees are considered common carriers, meaning they have a duty to the public to make sure that their trains are as secure and danger-free as possible. 

When a railroad conductor, operator, or other worker breaches the burden of care they owe to their passengers, along with others in the area, and that breach is shown to be the immediate cause of your injuries, you quite probably have grounds for a legitimate train injury claim.

If you sustained significant injuries due to the malice, dereliction, or negligence of a second party, we are prepared to review your potential personal injury claim. Contact a train accident lawyer at Germany Law Firm, PLLC by calling our law firm at (601) 487-0555 to schedule a case evaluation.

Note: The information provided within these posts has been gathered from outside sources, for Germany Law Firm, PLLC, and, as such, has not been independently verified. All provided information has been gathered from secondary sources including news bulletins and other first-hand accounts. If you find any information that is incorrect or you would like this post to be removed, please contact our law firm immediately so that we can correct the story or remove it entirely from the website.

Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene. 

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