Train hits pedestrian in Lafayette

MGN Online
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 4:16pm

A 59-year-old man was hit by a westbound Amtrack train while attempting to cross the railroad tracks at North Loop Monday afternoon.

The impact reportedly threw the man 50 feet.

Police responded at approximately 12:30 p.m. Witnesses said that all of the warning signals at the crossing appeared to be working properly at the time of the crash.

The man was taken to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

There’s an ongoing investigation regarding this crash.


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