Oakland reporter dies after Metro Muni train accident

Oakland Tribune reporter dies after being struck by an N-Judah train. Report by San Francisco personal injury lawyer

San Francisco, CA (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–On February 8, 2009, 70 year old tenured Oakland Tribune reporter, William Brand, was stuck by the N-Judah train while he was walking near Second and King streets. The recently retired reported died from his injuries suffered from the impact with the Muni train on Friday.

Brand was thrown into a pole when he accidently stepped into the path of the oncoming train. San Francisco police report Brand was transported to San Francisco General Hospital by emergency medical personnel on the night of the accident. Apparently he was returning from a food and beer event he attended at Amendment Brewery on Second Street he was reviewing for his blog.

JusticeNewsFlash.com by San Francisco personal injury attorneys.

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