Person Hit by Train in Huntington

By: Josh McComas Email
By: Josh McComas Email

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been hit by a train in Huntington.

According to a Cabell County dispatcher, the accident happened on the tracks in the area of 3rd Street West and 8th Avenue.

A Huntington Police Officer tells that a man was sitting on the tracks drinking, tried to get out of the way -- but didn't move quick enough.

The man was struck on his side. He was transported to a local hospital.

The extent of injuries is unknown, and HPD is not releasing his name at this point in time.

We have a crew on the scene.

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