Minor injuries result when train clips man

TUPELO – A man was treated for minor injuries after walking into a moving train Tuesday afternoon at Crosstown.
Witnesses said the man was clipped by the train and thrown to the ground about 5:30 p.m. He walked the short distance to Stone’s Jewelry for help.
Traffic on both sides of the tracks was backed up because the train was stopped for more than an hour.
The man, who reportedly is homeless, was taken by ambulance to the North Mississippi Medical Center.

NEMS Daily Journal