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Upshur Co. man seriously injured in train-pedestrian accident

GILMER, TX (KLTV) -  A man received serious injuries after being struck by a train in Gilmer.

According to investigators at the Gilmer Police Department, the man was sitting on a portion of the railroad tracks near Roosevelt Park when he was struck by a passing train sometime before 11:00 Thursday night.

He sustained serious injuries to his legs with one leg being severed completely, according to investigators.

Gilmer Police Investigators tell KLTV that they believe the man struck by the train was intoxicated.

The man was air-lifted to a Tyler Hospital. His condition is not known at this time.

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