1 flown to hospital after being hit by train in Marion

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MARION, NC (WSPA) – One person was flown to the hospital after they were hit by a train Friday night in Marion.

According to McDowell County Emergency Services, the person was reportedly lying on the tracks near Carolina Avenue when they were hit around 10:30pm by a Norfolk Southern train.

The person was flown to Mission Hospital in Asheville for life-threatening injuries.

The Marion Police Department is investigating.

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