Train strikes walking man in Jackson Co; victim survives

(KAIR)--A man, struck by a train while walking in Jackson County Wednesday morning, required hospital treatment following the accident.

WIBW-TV, citing Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, reports it happened in the area of 126 and B Roads, about 2 miles northwest of Delia.

The man is identified as a 26-year-old who was, Morse told the TV station, attempting to cross between cars when he was struck by an oncoming train on the other track.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for the treatment of what's identified as serious but non life-threatening injuries.

Names are not immediately made public.

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