TUPELO – A man is being treated for minor injuries after walking into a moving train at Crosstown today at around 5:30 p.m.
Witnesses said the man was clipped by the train and was thrown to the ground. He walked the short distance to Stone’s Jewelry for help.
Traffic on both sides of the tracks was backed up after the incident. Traffic was moving again as of 6:30 p.m.
The man, who is said to be homeless, was taken by ambulance to the North Mississippi Medical Center.
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