Man hit by train in Spartanburg, police say

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SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – Police say a man suffered serious injuries after he was hit by a train in Spartanburg, Tuesday morning.

According to Spartanburg Police, a CSX train was stopped doing maintenance near Crescent Avenue and South Irwin Avenue when a man attempted to cross under the train under the train while it was stopped around 11:30am.

Police said the train then moved and the man was caught under the train.

Officers said the 52-year-old man suffered severe injuries to his upper torso and his lower extremities and was taken to Spartanburg Medical Center.

Witnesses told police that the train had been stopped on the tracks for around 20 minutes before the man was hit.

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