BECKER COUNTY, MINNESOTA (August 6, 2017) – Joseph Mackner was identified as the man that was struck by a train and killed on Sunday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:00 pm in Detroit Township, about a mile north of the city. 41 year old Joseph Mackner was struck by a southbound Canadian Pacific railroad train for an unknown reason.
Joseph Merten Mackner was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the accident. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at West Alliance Injury Lawyers extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.