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September 8, 2012

Man struck by train

WEATHERFORD — A man was reportedly flown to the hospital after being struck by a passing train Saturday evening in the 400 block of North Main Street.

Officers responded to the scene shortly before 7:45 p.m., where an unidentified male and female were reportedly crossing the railroad tracks on foot when the man was struck by a slow-moving train at the crossing, according to Weatherford police.

The train stopped and Weatherford police and Union Pacific officials were on the scene investigating around 8:30 p.m. as traffic was rerouted around the area.

The man was reported taken to John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth by CareFlight. His condition was not known Saturday evening.


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