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Police: Man tries to jump aboard train in Springfield

Published: Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 6:31 PM
Updated: Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 8:55 PM



Greg Lynch
(Greg Lynch)

UPDATE @ 8:55 p.m.

A man suffered a head injury and was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center after he apparently tried to jump aboard a moving train, Springfield police said.

The man’s injuries were not life-threatening, and he was alert and talking at the scene, police said.

The incident is under investigation but police said it’s not likely the man would be charged.

EARLIER REPORT

A man was injured tonight after he apparently tried to jump aboard a moving train in Springfield.

The man’s injuries are unknown, but he was able to speak to medics, Springfield police said.

The incident was reported around 6:15 p.m. on the railroad tracks at West Main and North Shaffer streets. 

The train was being stopped so investigators could speak to the conductor.

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Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 4:27 AM
Updated: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 11:01 AM

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