Man hit by train, lost legs, but lives to tell about it

VIVIAN, LA (KSLA) – Investigators are trying to figure out how a man was run over by a train in Vivian Louisiana.

This happened just before midnight Sunday October 17th. A caller to 911 told authorities they saw a man lying on the railroad tracks.

When officials arrived on scene, they took the man to North Caddo Hospital and he was later flown to LSU Hospital.

Officers were able to catch up with the train a short time later in Arkansas. The crew on the train were unaware that they had hit anything.

There is still no word on his condition but stay tuned in to KSLA News 12 and keep it here at for the latest updates on this developing story.

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