Federal Judge Grants Summary Judgment To Amtrak In Fatal Crash

(July 12, 2016, 11:35 AM EDT) -- BURLINGTON, Vt. — A federal judge in Vermont on June 20 said no reasonable jury could find that Amtrak was responsible for the death of a teenager who was killed after being struck by a train while he was crossing railroad tracks and granted the railroad company and other defendants’ joint motion for summary judgment (Michael J. Pratt, administrator of the estate of Eric J. Pratt, Deceased, v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation [d/b/a AMTRAK], et al., No. 2:13-cv-197. D. Vt.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 79617)....
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