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Man critical after hit by train in Jackson

Railway investigators are working to learn more about the incident Railway investigators are working to learn more about the incident
The stopped train blocked traffic trying to cross Parkside Place The stopped train blocked traffic trying to cross Parkside Place
A railroad crossing sign near the scene had been damaged A railroad crossing sign near the scene had been damaged
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a train in Jackson.

Jackson police are investigating the incident that happened at Louisiana Avenue near Bullard Street. According to police, the accident happened shortly before 7:00 a.m.

Officers responded to the tracks at the end of Louisiana Street. They found a 32-year-old male suffering from severe injuries.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition. 

Right now, it is unknown why the victim was on the tracks before the train approached. Railroad investigators responded to the scene to gather more information.

The Kansas City Southern Railway Company specified this happened on the tracks, but not at a crossing.

KCS said there were no injuries to their crew reported; no rail cars derailed; and no hazardous materials involved.

The incident is under investigation by both KCS and JPD.
 

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