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Man loses foot in train accident

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 2:38 pm    

An Illinois man has lost his foot after a train ran over it last week. The 52 year-old was trespassing on the tracks when he passed out with one leg over the rails. Local police believe alcohol was a factor, but toxicology tests results are not available.

Train engineers called the police to tell them they believed they ran over someone just before 11pm last Friday. A severed foot, just below the ankle, was found on the tracks and the man was further up the road. He is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a railroad crossing or train accident, contact the Cedar Rapids train accident attorney Pete Leehey today at (319) 294-4424.

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