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December 18, 2012

One man injured in Monday night accident

GREENVILLE — One man was seriously injured Tuesday after he was hit by a car and possibly a train.

According to a report from the Greenville Police Department,officers responded, at approximately 6:07 p.m. Monday to an accident involving a pedestrian, a car, and a train.  

 

A train made an emergency stop at FM 118, at the north city limits of Greenville, after seeing a person laying on the railroad tracks.  Once stopped, the engineer exited the train and saw a male stand up near the railroad tracks. The unidentified male began running south bound on FM 118. 

While the male was running, he was struck by a car that was traveling north bound. The victim sustained several injuries and was transported by helicopter to a hospital.

The accident is still under investigation. The cause of the accident and the severity of the victim’s injuries have yet to be determined. 

 

 

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