Man Flown to Hospital After Struck by Train

By WHAG News

Published 08/15 2014 04:49PM

Updated 08/15 2014 05:58PM

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - One man was flown to the hospital Friday afternoon after he was struck by a train in Hagerstown. 

It happened at 4:15 p.m. at 410 N. Burhans Blvd, near the rear of Thomas Bennett & Hunter Inc. 

Our WHAG crew on scene confirmed the train did stop.

According to Incident Commander Capt. Adam Hopkins, with the Hagerstown Fire Dept., the person was discovered underneath the train. They weren't entrapped. Crews worked to remove the patient from under the train. 

Fire and Rescue officials transported the victim to the 900 block of N Burhans Blvd. to the Rite Aid parking lot, where the helicopter was able to establish a landing zone. 

The man was flown to Baltimore Shock Trauma by MSP Trooper 3 helicopter. At this time, the extent of the man's injuries are unknown. 

This incident is still under investigation by the Hagerstown Police Department and Norfolk Southern Railway. 

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