Man injured after being hit by TRAX train

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MIDVALE, Utah (AP) -- Police say a 24-year-old Taylorsville man has been critically injured after walking into the path of TRAX train in Midvale.

Midvale police Capt. Steve Shreeve says the man was wearing headphones about 5 p.m. Thursday. He says the man had just gotten off a bus when he walked in front of the train, was hit and was thrown about 10 feet.

The man hit a fence and suffered head injuries. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The train was moving between 5 mph and 10 mph when it hit the man.


Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune

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